Physiotherapy for Osteoarthritis

University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Osteoarthritis+3 More ConditionsPhysiotherapy - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare the effects of the Alberta Obesity Centre program with usual care on patients with obesity and OA who are awaiting surgical evaluation.

Eligible Conditions
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

4 Primary · 8 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 months

0-12 months
Change in blood lipid profile
Change in blood pressure
Change in body mass
Change in glycemic control
Change in medication usage
Change in quality of life
Change in waist circumference
Determine the number of adults with osteoarthritis and obesity that are eligible to participate in the trial
The characteristics of these adults with osteoarthritis and obesity who are willing to take part in the trial
The number and percentage of participants retained at 12-months
The number of these adults with osteoarthritis and obesity who would be willing to take part in this trial
12 months
Decision to proceed with joint replacement surgery

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Alberta Healthy Living Program
1 of 2
Alberta Obesity Centre Program
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

70 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Physiotherapy · No Placebo Group · Phase 1 & 2

Alberta Obesity Centre ProgramExperimental Group · 3 Interventions: Alberta Obesity Centre Program, Physiotherapy, Osteoarthritis advice · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral, Behavioral
Alberta Healthy Living ProgramActiveComparator Group · 3 Interventions: Alberta Healthy Living Program, Physiotherapy, Osteoarthritis advice · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral, Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Completed Phase 4

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of CalgaryLead Sponsor
727 Previous Clinical Trials
573,508 Total Patients Enrolled
14 Trials studying Osteoarthritis
994 Patients Enrolled for Osteoarthritis
University of British ColumbiaOTHER
1,351 Previous Clinical Trials
1,564,519 Total Patients Enrolled
24 Trials studying Osteoarthritis
1,663 Patients Enrolled for Osteoarthritis

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 0 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the projected number of people who will be participating in this experiment?

"That is correct. The clinical trial detailed on appears to be recruiting patients at this time. This particular study was first posted on 6/28/2022 and has had no edits since then. They are looking for 70 individuals total from 1 site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are people still being recruited to participate in this experiment?

"Yes, the information available on points to this fact that this particular trial is looking for participants. This specific trial was originally posted on June 28th, 2022 and was updated on the same day. They are recruiting for a total of 70 patients from 1 location." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
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