This study will compare the effectiveness of chiropractic and exercise treatment in the
short- and long-term, when managing chronic neck and back disability in seniors over the age
of 65 years.
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT01057706
Ages eligible for Study
65 Years and older
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
65 years of age and older
independent ambulation and community dwelling
stable medication plan
neck-related disability (minimal score of 10% on Neck Disability Index)
back-related disability (minimal score of 10% on Oswestry Disability Index)
minimum combined disability score (above) of 25% at first baseline screening
at least 12 week duration of neck and back related disability
moderate or severe cognitive impairment
untreated clinical depression
surgical spinal fusion or multiple incidents of spinal surgery
contraindications to spinal manipulation or exercise
ongoing, non-pharmacological treatment for a spinal condition
All locations for NCT01057706
United States (1)
Northwestern Health Sciences University
Bloomington, Minnesota, United States, 55431
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01057706. The sponsor of the trial is Northwestern Health Sciences University and it is looking for 200 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: Chiropractic and Exercise Management of Spinal Dysfunction in Seniors
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