Vibration Training for Preventing Falls in Healthy Population and Multiple Sclerosis

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Georgia State University

Status

Terminated

Conditions

Falls Prevention

Treatments

Other: Controlled whole-body vibration training

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02694666
514810

Details and patient eligibility

About

This study is to investigate the effects of controlled whole-body vibration training on reducing the likelihood of falls among healthy population and people with multiple sclerosis. (NOTE: research not covered by sponsored funding)

Full description

For each population, the participants will be randomized into two groups.

Enrollment

58 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 75 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

For healthy population:

  • Aged between 18 and 75
  • No known history of musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, or pulmonary impairment

For people with multiple sclerosis

  • Self-reported multiple sclerosis and confirmed by the physician
  • No significant relapse within the past 8 weeks
  • To be able to walk independently a length of 25 feet
  • Score on Patient Determined Disease Step < 7

Exclusion criteria

  • Subjects use any sedative of any type.
  • The heel bone density is less than -2.0

Trial design

Primary purpose

Prevention

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Double Blind

58 participants in 2 patient groups, including a placebo group

Vibration training group
Experimental group
Description:
The vibration group will receive 8-week controlled whole-body vibration training as the intervention on the Galileo Med L device
Treatment:
Other: Controlled whole-body vibration training
Placebo training group
Placebo Comparator group
Description:
The placebo group will receive 8-week placebo training on the Galileo Med L device
Treatment:
Other: Controlled whole-body vibration training

Trial contacts and locations

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