This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition balance; distorted
Sponsor Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
Start date October 2010
End date August 2011
Trial size 60 participants
Trial identifier NCT01265134, 99063


The purpose of this study is to measure the ability of balance controlling and test the evaluation of clinical trials with different arch insoles. The investigators want to find out the difference and efficacy of arch insoles in the dynamic postural control for the elderly.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case control
Time perspective prospective
the healthy elders
the elders who have fallen once

Eligibility Criteria

Female participants from 65 years up to 75 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - no cognition problem. (mini-mental state examination [MMSE] > 23) - no sensory or motor problem - no use drugs about balance control - lower extremity without any traumatic injury Exclusion Criteria: - Cognition impairment - with specific neurological deficits resulting from neuropathy, neuromuscular disorders or spinal stenosis - use drugs about balance control - total joint arthroplasty

Additional Information

Official title Efficacy of Arch Insoles in the Dynamic Postural Control for the Elderly
Principal investigator Chi-Hsien Chen
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in December 2010.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital.