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Behavioural Intervention

Group Physical Therapy Classes for Osteoarthritis Pain

Research Sponsored by University of Missouri-Columbia
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
18 and over
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 6 months
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This trial will study how well low-impact group exercise classes help relieve knee, hip, and ankle pain when patients also see a dietitian and behavioral health consultant.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for adults over 18 with knee, hip, or ankle pain who can attend low-impact exercise classes three times a week for six months and also go to dietitian and behavioral health sessions. It's not open to prisoners or pregnant individuals.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests if low-impact group exercise classes combined with standard care from dietitians and mental health professionals can reduce joint pain in the knee, hip, or ankle.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Low-impact exercises are generally safe but may include muscle soreness, mild fatigue, or discomfort in the affected joints. The risk of serious side effects is very low.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I am 18 years old or older.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~6 months
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 6 months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Secondary outcome measures

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Group Physical Therapy ClassExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Group Physical Therapy Classes. Three times weekly, these subjects will have one hour group physical therapy sessions with either a physical therapist, physical therapy assistant, or personal trainer. These sessions will be aimed to improve strength and function in a low-impact setting designed specifically for those with joint pain.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Missouri-ColumbiaLead Sponsor
367 Previous Clinical Trials
618,417 Total Patients Enrolled
11 Trials studying Osteoarthritis
2,830 Patients Enrolled for Osteoarthritis

Media Library

Group Physical Therapy Classes (Behavioural Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT03711773 — N/A
Osteoarthritis Research Study Groups: Group Physical Therapy Class
Osteoarthritis Clinical Trial 2023: Group Physical Therapy Classes Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT03711773 — N/A
Group Physical Therapy Classes (Behavioural Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT03711773 — N/A
~4851 spots leftby Jan 2030