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Immediate Effects Of Alliance Therapy In Modulation Of Pain And Disability In Subjects With Knee Osteoarthritis

Clinicaltrials.gov identifier NCT03928054

Recruitment Status Completed

First Posted April 25, 2019

Last update posted April 25, 2019

Study Description

Brief summary:

INTRODUCTION: The Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of joint disease, its features include joint space narrowing, osteophytes formation of the joint margins, motor deficit, reduced strength, and persistent pain. As a treatment option physiotherapy has several resources for the patient approach. However, the effect of treatment is not only the application of therapeutic techniques and resources but also to existing contextual factors such as the therapeutic alliance. OBJECTIVE: To assess the effects of an intervention with the focus on positive therapeutic alliance in subjects OA knee on pain and disability. METHODS: This is a randomized study of two arms with a blind evaluator. 40 subjects were randomized into 2 groups: group 1 "Kinesio Taping® KT" group 2 " Kinesio Taping® with therapeutic alliance KT+AT". Both groups received the application of Kinesio Taping® method as the concepts of the original method. The group "KT+AT" session was conducted in order to increase the relationship between the therapist and the patient.

  • Condition or Disease:Knee Osteoarthritis
    Arthritis
  • Intervention/Treatment: Other: Kinesio Taping and therapeutic alliance
  • Phase: N/A
Detailed Description

N/A

Study Design
  • Study Type: Interventional
  • Actual Enrollment: 40 participants
  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
  • Masking: Single (Participant)
  • Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Official Title: Immediate Effects Of Alliance Therapy In Modulation Of Pain And Disability In Subjects With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial
  • Actual Study Start Date: November 2015
  • Actual Primary Completion Date: January 2016
  • Actual Study Completion Date: July 2016
Arms and interventions
Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: " Kinesio Taping® with therapeutic alliance KT+AT"
Kinesio Taping® with therapeutic alliance
Other: Kinesio Taping and therapeutic alliance
bandage used in the treatment of orthopedic diseases and the technique of therapeutic approach in the known patient with therapeutic alliance
Experimental: group 1 "Kinesio Taping® KT"
Kinesio Taping® KT
Other: Kinesio Taping and therapeutic alliance
bandage used in the treatment of orthopedic diseases and the technique of therapeutic approach in the known patient with therapeutic alliance
Outcome Measures
  • Primary Outcome Measures: 1. Pain intensity: VAS [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Pain intensity was assessed using a visual analogic scale (VAS) of 11 items (0 to 10) (22), in which the patient measured the intensity of pain, with 0 = "no pain" and 10 = "worst possible pain
Eligibility Criteria
  • Ages Eligible for Study: 40 to 80 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
  • Sexes Eligible for Study: All
  • Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients with both sexes from 40 to 80 years old

- who underwent imaging examination evidencing grade II or III knee osteoarthritis
according to the Kellgren and Lawrence classification

- who were referred to the physiotherapy service by a physician.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients who are unable to walk

- with a history of cancer

- associated neurological diseases

- morbid obesity

Contacts and Locations
Contacts
Locations

Brazil, São Paulo
Claudio Cazarini Júnior
Sao Paulo

Sponsors and Collaborators

Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Santa Casa de São Paulo

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