Optimized Tai Chi intervention for Osteoarthritis

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
UT Health San Antonio, Rehabilitation Biomechanics Lab, San Antonio, TXOsteoarthritisOptimized Tai Chi intervention - Behavioral
40 - 80
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is designed to study how Tai Chi exercise can help people with knee osteoarthritis by providing feedback on the biomechanical mechanisms of the exercise.

Eligible Conditions
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: baseline and 4 weeks

baseline and 4 weeks
change from baseline knee joint mechanical load at 4 weeks

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

traditional Tai Chi intervention
1 of 2
optimized Tai Chi intervention
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

60 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Optimized Tai Chi intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

optimized Tai Chi intervention
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Optimized Tai Chi intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
traditional Tai Chi intervention
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Traditional Tai Chi intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline and 4 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioOTHER
405 Previous Clinical Trials
78,793 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Osteoarthritis
5 Patients Enrolled for Osteoarthritis
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic MedicineLead Sponsor
12 Previous Clinical Trials
1,967 Total Patients Enrolled
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)NIH
787 Previous Clinical Trials
657,399 Total Patients Enrolled
21 Trials studying Osteoarthritis
4,058 Patients Enrolled for Osteoarthritis

Eligibility Criteria

Age 40 - 80 · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have knee pain that is rated as moderate to severe on a scale of 1 to 10.
You experience pain or tenderness in the inner or outer part of your knee during a physical exam.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is enrollment currently ongoing for this experiment?

"Affirmative. According to the information posted on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical study is presently seeking applicants and has been active since August 27th 2018 with its most recent update occurring November 8th 2019. The trial requires 60 participants from a single site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

To what extent could Optimized Tai Chi put patients at risk?

"The safety of Optimized Tai Chi intervention is rated a 1, as this Phase 1 trial only offers minimal evidence to support its efficacy and security." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is participation in the study open to persons aged 25 and older?

"This medical investigation is open to individuals aged between 40 and 80." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Who is deemed to be the ideal candidate for enrollment in this medical experiment?

"This study is accepting 60 individuals aged 40-80 with a current diagnosis of osteoarthritis of the knee. To be eligible, participants must have reported pain levels above 3 cm on a 10 cm visual analog scale and present physical signs such as tenderness in either the medial or lateral region upon examination. Furthermore, potential subjects may not have any prior experience with TCC therapies." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants are actively engaged in this experiment?

"Affirmative. The information located on clinicaltrials.gov attests to the fact that this medical experiment, first published in August 2018, is pursuing applicants at present. Approximately 60 participants need to be enrolled from one research center." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.