To evaluate the acute and chronic effects of costal mobilization techniques and diaphragmatic
release in chest cavity kinematics, diaphragmatic mobility and functional capacity in
patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Other: GROUP Costal mobilization & Diaphragm Release
Other: GROUP Manual Diaphragm Release
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT03022942
Ages eligible for Study
21 Years and older
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Diagnosis of COPD (spirometry with FEV1 <80% and FEV1 / FVC <0.7) of both sexes, who are not undergoing another physiotherapeutic treatment, from to 21 years of age, clinically stable without exacerbation in the last 6 weeks.
Patients with rheumatic or orthopedic diseases;
Deformities / abnormalities in the spine that compromise the mechanics of the respiratory system;
Rib fracture for less than 1 year;
History of thoracic or abdominal surgery for less than 1 year;
Osteoporosis and IMC > 30kg / m²
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Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, 50670-901
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03022942. The sponsor of the trial is Universidade Federal de Pernambuco and it is looking for 14 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: Efficacy of Costal Mobilization Techniques and Diaphragm Release in Thoracoabdominal Kinematics, Diaphragm Mobility and Submaximal Functional Capacity in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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