Real and Sham Diathermy vs Hand Massage in Lower Limbs Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)Effect on Knee Proprioception

S

Studi Fisioterapici di Montagna

Status

Completed

Conditions

Musculoskeletal Pain

Treatments

Device: DIathermy
Device: Sham diathermy
Other: Massage

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02693678
Studi FM

Details and patient eligibility

About

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) can have an impact on the proprioception of knee joint . The study aim is to assess the effect of manual massage, diathermy and sham diathermy the proprioception of the knee joint in patients affected by DOMS.

Full description

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) can have an impact on the proprioception of knee joint. The study aim is to assess the effect of manual massage, diathermy and sham diathermy on the proprioception of the knee joint in patients affected by DOMS. Proprioception will be measured with "Technique" an App available on appstore , on the basis of the work on knee proprioception by S M Mir 2008 , and data about pain with numbering pain rating scale (NPRS) and pre-post treatment and global impression of change (PGIC) will be acquired.

Enrollment

24 patients

Sex

Male

Ages

18 to 60 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Patients with DOMS after a skimountaineering race

Exclusion criteria

  • Comorbidities, trauma

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Quadruple Blind

24 participants in 3 patient groups

Massage
Experimental group
Description:
10 min massage therapy with neutral cream on lower limbs following the patients indications, the points need to be related to the presence of DOMS
Treatment:
Other: Massage
Diathermy
Experimental group
Description:
10 min diathermy with neutral cream on lower limbs following the patients indications, the points need to be related to the presence of DOMS
Treatment:
Device: DIathermy
Sham diathermy
Sham Comparator group
Description:
10 min sham diathermy with neutral cream on lower limbs following the patients indications, the points need to be related to the presence of DOMS
Treatment:
Device: Sham diathermy

Trial contacts and locations

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