Effect of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine on Motor Function and Quality of Life in Cervical Dystonia

Description

The purpose of the proposed research is to determine if Osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) used alone or in combination with the standard treatment of botulinum toxin intramuscular injections improves motor function and quality of life amongst people with cervical (neck) dystonia.

Study Start Date

February 2014

Estimated Completion Date

August 2016

Interventions

  • Procedure: Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • Drug: botulinum toxin intramuscular injection

Specialties

  • Orthopedics: Spine
  • Physician Assistant: Orthopedics

MeSH Terms

  • Dystonia
  • Torticollis

Study ID

New York Institute of Technology -- BHS-983

Status

Unknown

Trial ID

NCT02420106

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

50

Sponsor

New York Institute of Technology

Inclusion Criteria

  • clinical diagnosis of cervical dystonia or spasmodic torticollis
  • ages 2-100

Exclusion Criteria

  • no clinical diagnosis of cervical dystonia or spasmodic torticollis
  • symptoms beginning over the age of 40
  • pregnant women are excluded from Aim 2

Gender

Both

Ages

2 Years and older

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (1)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
New York Institute of Technology - Old Westbury, New York 35.0 miles None None None

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