Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
05/06/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr PJ Pender

ORCID ID

Contact details

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Rheumatology Unit
Royal Cornwall Hospital (City)
Truro
TR1 2HZ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1872 74242

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

R/42/3.96/Spra

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Can taping the shoulder girdle to improve its stability give pain relief from subacromial (rotator cuff) syndromes?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Musculoskeletal diseases

Intervention

1. Active scapular taping
2. Neutral scapular taping

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

The main outcome measures will be pain relief and patient preference for taping position. Pain will be measured using a visual analogue scale before and after tape application in the abducted shoulder position. Participant's preference to taping will also be noted.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

04/11/1996

Overall trial end date

30/04/1998

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. 25 patients with shoulder pain of at least 2 months duration will be studied
2. All will be aged 18-45 years with anterior instability, a positive impingement test and normal plain radiographs
3. Recruitment will be from rheumatology and orthopaedic outpatient clinics

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

25

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

04/11/1996

Recruitment end date

30/04/1998

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Truro
TR1 2HZ
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive South West (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes