Whole Body Vibration Therapy in Participants With MS Related Balance Deficits

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Logan College of Chiropractic

Status

Completed

Conditions

Multiple Sclerosis

Treatments

Device: Whole Body Vibration machine

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00510523
RD0731060030

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this investigation is to determine the effect of Whole Body Vibration Therapy (WBV) on balance in participants with multiple sclerosis (MS) related balance deficits as measured by the NeuroCom Balance Master, the Sapphire IIME EMG Device and the Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) and the Berg Balance Score.

Enrollment

80 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

25 to 65 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

Logan student, staff, or faculty or general public with a minimal of 2 year history of diagnosed Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Exclusion criteria

  • Visual or vestibular condition that would affect balance
  • Non-Ms related systemic illness that would have an adverse effect on balance
  • Local infection, acute inflammation, injury, tumors or other malignancy, recent wounds, diabetes
  • Any unstable joints of the lower extremity, recent hip and knee joints or fitted hip or knee pins, bolts and/or plates
  • Acute thrombosis
  • Severe migraine, epilepsy
  • Serious cardiovascular disease, wearing a pacemaker
  • Any Spinal manipulation within 48 hours
  • Acute disc herniation, discopathy or spondylolysis
  • Prescription or herbal muscle stimulants, relaxants, etc. that could affect balance
  • Any implanted device or prosthesis or intrauterine IUD type of device
  • Pregnancy

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Crossover Assignment

Masking

Single Blind

Trial contacts and locations

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