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Chesterfield, Missouri 63017


Purpose:

The purpose of this investigation is to determine the effect of lower limb vibration therapy on bone density in the tibia in patients with spinal cord injury. The second purpose is to assess the neuromuscular junction variability at the motor units of the tibialis anterior muscle after a sequence of lower limb vibration therapy


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Over the age of 18 years - A spinal cord injury patient with injury above T12 - Injury below T4 to avoid respiratory complication. - An ASIA classification of A or B Exclusion Criteria: - Non complicating organic factors such as heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke - Exercise where electrical therapy is used while the trial is being conducted - A bone density measure 3 times below normal mineralization levels as measured on the first bone density scan prior to entry in to the study - Surgical implants below the level of T12 - 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 one year of the study - Any implanted device or prosthesis or intrauterine IUD type of device pregnancy


NCT ID:

NCT00624988


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
David V Lenihan, DC, PhD
Logan College of Chiropractic

David V Lenihan, DC, PhD
Phone: (314) 614-5005
Email: davidvlenihan@hotmail.com


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Chesterfield, Missouri 63017
United States

Dennis Enix, DC, MBA
Phone: 636-230-1951
Email: dennis.enix@logan.edu

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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