Acute Effects of Thai Traditional Massage on Cerebrovascular Reactivity in Ischemic Stroke Patients

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Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

The investigators hypothesize that Acute Thai traditional massage will yield beneficial effects on cerebrovascular reactivity in ischemic stroke patients.

Conditions

Interventions

  • Thai traditional massage Other
    Other Names: Thai massage
    Intervention Desc: Thai traditional massage treatment based on original Thai traditional massage at Wat Po was use in this study. The participants will be assigned to receive one time of Thai traditional massage one time. Thai traditional massage techniques consists of petrissage, friction, and passive stretching on head, neck, shoulders, arms, back and legs for 60 minutes.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Thai traditional massage
  • No massage Other
    Intervention Desc: The participants will be asked to lie down in relaxant position on bed without sleep for 60 minutes.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: No massage

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety Study
  • Intervention: Crossover Assignment

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Change from baseline in cerebrovascular reactivity baseline, Post-test (immediately: 0 min after finish massage intervention, 60 min, 120 min, 24 Hrs. Yes
Secondary Change from baseline in stress indicators Baseline, Post-test (immediately: 0 min after finish massage intervention) Yes
Secondary Change from baseline in Peripheral arterial stiffness Baseline, Post-test (immediately: 0 min after finish massage intervention, 60 min, 120 min, 24 Hrs. Yes
Secondary Change from baseline in blood chemistry baseline, Post-test (immediately: 0 min after finish massage intervention) Yes

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