CLINICAL TRIALS

Intramuscular stimulation and eccentric exercise versus eccentric exercise plus sham needling for the treatment of chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy


Start Date: 30/08/2012


This study is currently recruiting participants.


Status: OPEN


Study Aims 
Can Achilles tendon pain (tendinopathy) be treated more effectively if we add a form of treatment called IMS (intramuscular stimulation) to the current standard treatment programme? 

Open to Participants
Men and women between the ages of 19 and 60 who have pain in the area of the Achilles tendon. 


Contact 1

Paul Drexler - Research Assistant - Profile

email - Paul.Drexler@hiphealth.ca


Contact 2

Alex Scott - Profile
University of British Columbia
772-2635 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V5Z1M9 

Canada


Sponsor / Funding


University of British Columbia
http://www.ubc.ca/


Chan Gunn IMS / Neuropathic Pain Research Fund (Canada)
Alan McGavin Sports Medicine
3055 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T1Z3
Canada
+1 604 822 6755
diana.jespersen@ubc.ca


Related Links

New Release September 19, 2016


ISRCTN Registry Number: 70177540 

DOI 10.1186/ISRCTN70177540


Access Online - http://www.isrctn.com/ISRCTN70177540


Whiplash Associated Disorders - Needling Treatments - Pilot Study


Official Title:A Pilot Case Randomized Control Study Analysing the Effectiveness of 3 Needling Techniques: Intramuscular Stimulation, Neural Prolotherapy, and Myofascial Release in the Treatment of Chronic Whiplash Associated Disorder.


This study is currently recruiting participants.

Status:  OPEN


This pilot study is being conducted to provide proof of concept for three needling treatments, in the treatment of whiplash associated disorder type 2 (WAD-II).
These techniques are Intramuscular stimulation (IMS), neural prolotherapy (NPT), and myoActivation (mA).


Estimated Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: June 2013
Estimated Primary
Completion Date:

December 2015
Final data collection date for primary outcome measure

Contact:   Krista B Friesen, MSc
   ph. 604-566-9101
   email: krista@myoclinic.ca

Sponsor: University of British Columbia

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01824810



  Related Links:            
    
Treating Whiplash: Associated Disorders
with Intramuscular Stimulation: 
A Retrospective Review 43 Patients
with Long-Term Follow-up, Case Report

Case
Report 

2001 

CC Gunn
D Byrne
 M.Goldberger 
A Lam
MK Leung
J McBrinn
A Nixon
K Wong


Journal of
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