Electroacupuncture for Poststroke Patients With Shoulder Pain "EAPSSP"

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Update History

3 Dec '17
The description was updated.
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This study is aimed at showing the effectiveness and safety of electroacupuncture therapy for the stroke survivors with shoulder pain. 60 stroke survivors with shoulder pain will be enrolled in two traditional Korean medicine hospitals and randomly divided into either of verum or sham electroacupuncture group with 1:1 of allocation ratio. The participants will receive 9 sessions of electroacupuncture procedures for 3 weeks. Patients and outcome assessors will be blinded from the beginning to the study completion. Visual analogue scale will be primarily evaluated, and pain rating scale, Fugl-Meyer assessment upper extremity, modified Ashworth scale, manual muscle test, passive range of motion, Korean version of modified Barthel index, and Korean version of Beck depression inventory will be measured, too. Blinding index will be assessed. For safety, adverse events will be collected.
Old
This study is aimed at showing the effectiveness and safety of electroacupuncture therapy for the stroke survivors with shoulder pain. 60 stroke survivors with shoulder pain will be enrolled in two traditional Korean medicine hospitals and randomly divided into either of verum or sham electroacupuncture group with 1:1 of allocation ratio. The participants will receive 9 sessions of electroacupuncture procedures for 3 weeks. Patients and outcome assessors will be blinded from the beginning to the study completion. Visual analogue scale will be primarily evaluated, and pain rating scale, Fugl-Meyer assessment upper extremity, modified Ashworth scale, manual muscle test, passive range of motion, Korean version of modified Barthel index, and Korean version of Beck depression inventory will be measured, too. Blinding index will be assessed. For safety, adverse events will be collected.
A location was updated in Seoul.
New
The overall status was removed for Kyung Hee University Korean Medicine Hospital.
7 Apr '17
A location was updated in Seoul.
New
The overall status was removed for Kyung Hee University Korean Medicine Hospital.