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Objective of the study is to compare the effects of kinesio taping and routine physical therapy on pain, range of motion and functional disability in patients with upper cross syndrome.It is a single blinded randomized controlled trial using non probability purposive sampling technique. ALTERNATIVE HYPOTHESIS: There is a significant difference in the effects of routine physical therapy with and without kinesio taping on pain, range of motion and functional disability in patients with upper cross syndrome. NULL HYPOTHESIS: There is no significant difference in the effects of routine physical therapy with and without kinesio taping on pain, range of motion and functional disability in patients with upper cross syndrome.


Clinical Trial Description

It will be a prospectively registered ,parallel designed, randomized controlled trial with concealed allocation. Subjects will be selected from the outpatient Department of Physical Therapy, The University of Lahore Teaching Hospital,Lahore, Pakistan. Patients who met eligibility criteria will be informed about the aim of study.all the eligible participants who will agree to participate will sign a consent form. After baseline assessment selected participants will be divided into 2 groups by random allocation method.Subjects will be randomized into two groups using computer generated random numbers.The outcome assessor will be unaware of treatment given to both groups.The calculated sample size using Numeric pain rating scale as outcome measure is 28 in each group, but after adding 20% dropout, the sample size will be 28+6=34 in each group, allowing statistical power of 80%and alpha level of 5%. ;


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NCT number NCT05191043
Study type Interventional
Source University of Lahore
Contact Sobia Ghafoor, MSPT
Phone +923344364820
Email [email protected]
Status Recruiting
Phase N/A
Start date November 24, 2021
Completion date February 2022

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