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A Study of Pelvic Girdle Pain in a Pregnant Population in Western Norway - Incidence, Cumulative Prevalence, Course and Intervention

2014-08-27 03:14:46 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objectives in this study are

1. to explore the incidence and cumulative prevalence of pelvic girdle pain (PGP) and its subgroups in a prospective longitudinal study during pregnancy, from 18 weeks until 6 weeks after delivery.

2. to examine the outcome of chiropractic management for a dominating one-sided PGP subgroup of pregnant women in a single-blinded controlled study, and to use efficacy measures that include pain, functional impairment, and sick-leave frequency.

3. to investigate possible predictors for treatment outcome in one-sided PGP in pregnant women.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Pelvic Girdle Pain

Intervention

Chiropractic management

Location

Stavanger University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Stavanger
Norway
4068

Status

Recruiting

Source

Stavanger University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:46-0400

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