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Título : Acupuncture and rehabilitation of the painful shoulder: study protocol of an ongoing multicentre randomised controlled clinical trial [ISRCTN28687220]
Autor : Vas, Jorge
Perea-Milla, Emilio
Mendez, Camila
Galante, Antonia Herrera
Madrazo, Fernando
Medina, Ivan
Ortega, Caridad
Olmo, Victoria
Perez Fernandez, Francisco
Hernandez, Luz
Seminario, Jose Maria
Brioso, Mauricio
Luna, Francisco
Gordo, Isabel
Godoy, Ana Maria
Jimenez, Carmen
Ruiz, Manuel Anselmo
Montes, Joaquin
Hidalgo, Alonso
Gonzalez-Quevedo, Rosa
Bosch, Pablo
Vazquez, Antonio
Lozano, Juan Vicente
Filiación: [Vas,J; Brioso,M] Unidad de Tratamiento del Dolor, Centro de Salud Dos Hermanas "A", Dos Hermanas, Spain. [Perea-Milla,E] Unidad de Apoyo a la Investigación (Red IRYSS), Hospital Costa del Sol, Marbella, Spain. [Mendez,C] Servicio de Coordinación de Procesos Asistenciales, Subdirección Asistencial. Servicio Andaluz de Salud, Sevilla, Spain. [Herrera Galante,A; Medina,I; Godoy,AM] Servicio de Rehabilitación, Complejo Hospitalario Carlos Haya, Málaga Spain. [Madrazo,F; Montes,J; Hidalgo,A; Gonzalez-Quevedo,R; Bosch,P;Vazquez,A] Servicio de Rehabilitación, Hospital Valme, Sevilla Spain. [Ortega,C; Jimenez,C] Servicio de Rehabilitación, Hospital Infanta Elena, Huelva Spain. [Olmo,V; Ruiz,MA] Servicio de Rehabilitación, Hospital Infanta Margarita, Cabra, Spain. [Perez Fernandez,F; Hernandez,L] Servicio de Rehabilitación, Hospital General Básico de la Defensa, Cartagena. [Seminario,JM] Servicio de Anestesia y Reanimación; y [Luna,F; Gordo,I] Servicio de Rehabilitación, Hospital Serranía, Ronda. [Lozano,JV] Servicio de Rehabilitación, Hospital Morales Meseguer, Murcia.
Palabras clave : Artralgia
Enfermedad crónica
Estudios de seguimiento
Estudios multicéntricos como asunto
Dimensión del dolor
Síndrome de Abducción Dolorosa del Hombro
Analgesia por Acupuntura
MeSH: Medical Subject Headings::Diseases::Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms::Signs and Symptoms::Pain::Arthralgia
Medical Subject Headings::Diseases::Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms::Pathologic Processes::Disease Attributes::Chronic Disease
Medical Subject Headings::Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment::Therapeutics::Cryotherapy
Medical Subject Headings::Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment::Investigative Techniques::Epidemiologic Methods::Epidemiologic Study Characteristics as Topic::Epidemiologic Studies::Cohort Studies::Longitudinal Studies::Follow-Up Studies
Medical Subject Headings::Organisms::Eukaryota::Animals::Chordata::Vertebrates::Mammals::Primates::Haplorhini::Catarrhini::Hominidae::Humans
Medical Subject Headings::Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment::Investigative Techniques::Epidemiologic Methods::Epidemiologic Study Characteristics as Topic::Clinical Trials as Topic::Multicenter Studies as Topic
Medical Subject Headings::Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment::Diagnosis::Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures::Diagnostic Techniques, Neurological::Neurologic Examination::Pain Measurement
Medical Subject Headings::Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment::Investigative Techniques::Methods::Research Design::Patient Selection
Medical Subject Headings::Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment::Therapeutics::Physical Therapy Modalities
Medical Subject Headings::Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment::Investigative Techniques::Epidemiologic Methods::Epidemiologic Study Characteristics as Topic::Clinical Trials as Topic::Controlled Clinical Trials as Topic::Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Medical Subject Headings::Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment::Investigative Techniques::Methods::Research Design
Medical Subject Headings::Diseases::Musculoskeletal Diseases::Joint Diseases::Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Medical Subject Headings::Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment::Therapeutics::Physical Therapy Modalities::Electric Stimulation Therapy::Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation
Medical Subject Headings::Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment::Therapeutics::Complementary Therapies::Acupuncture Therapy::Acupuncture Analgesia
Fecha de publicación : 14-Oct-2005
Editorial : BioMed Central
Cita Bibliográfica: Vas J, Perea-Milla E, Mendez C, Herrera Galante G, Madrazo F, Medina I, et al. Acupuncture and rehabilitation of the painful shoulder: study protocol of an ongoing multicentre randomised controlled clinical trial [ISRCTN28687220]. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2005, 5:19
Abstract: BACKGROUND Although the painful shoulder is one of the most common dysfunctions of the locomotor apparatus, and is frequently treated both at primary healthcare centres and by specialists, little evidence has been reported to support or refute the effectiveness of the treatments most commonly applied. According to the bibliography reviewed, physiotherapy, which is the most common action taken to alleviate this problem, has not yet been proven to be effective, because of the small size of sample groups and the lack of methodological rigor in the papers published on the subject. No reviews have been made to assess the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating this complaint, but in recent years controlled randomised studies have been made and these demonstrate an increasing use of acupuncture to treat pathologies of the soft tissues of the shoulder. In this study, we seek to evaluate the effectiveness of physiotherapy applied jointly with acupuncture, compared with physiotherapy applied with a TENS-placebo, in the treatment of painful shoulder caused by subacromial syndrome (rotator cuff tendinitis and subacromial bursitis). METHODS/DESIGN Randomised controlled multicentre study with blind evaluation by an independent observer and blind, independent analysis. A study will be made of 465 patients referred to the rehabilitation services at participating healthcare centres, belonging to the regional public health systems of Andalusia and Murcia, these patients presenting symptoms of painful shoulder and a diagnosis of subacromial syndrome (rotator cuff tendinitis and subacromial bursitis). The patients will be randomised into two groups: 1) experimental (acupuncture + physiotherapy); 2) control (TENS-placebo + physiotherapy); the administration of rescue medication will also be allowed. The treatment period will have a duration of three weeks. The main result variable will be the change produced on Constant's Shoulder Function Assessment (SFA) Scale; as secondary variables, we will record the changes in diurnal pain intensity on a visual analogue scale (VAS), nocturnal pain intensity on the VAS, doses of non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) taken during the study period, credibility scale for the treatment, degree of improvement perceived by the patient and degree of improvement perceived by the evaluator. A follow up examination will be made at 3, 6 and 12 months after the study period has ended. Two types of population will be considered for analysis: per protocol and per intention to treat. DISCUSSION The discussion will take into account the limitations of the study, together with considerations such as the choice of a simple, safe method to treat this shoulder complaint, the choice of the control group, and the blinding of the patients, evaluators and those responsible for carrying out the final analysis.
Descripción : Journal Article; Study Protocol
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10668/1925
Versión del editor : http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6882/5/19/abstract
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-5-19
ISSN : 1472-6882
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