Efficacy of Arch Insoles in the Dynamic Postural Control for the Elderly
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|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.
|Observational model||case control|
the healthy elders
the elders who have fallen once
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
|Official title||Efficacy of Arch Insoles in the Dynamic Postural Control for the Elderly|
|Principal investigator||Chi-Hsien Chen|
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