Global postural re-education for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

CHU Sainte-Justine, Montréal, Canada
Adolescent Idiopathic ScoliosisGlobal postural re-education - Other
10 - 16
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial will study whether a global postural reeducation intervention can prevent scoliosis progression, back pain, and decline in quality of life among adolescents.

Eligible Conditions
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6, 12 and 24 months

6 and 12 months
Diaphragm excursion
Forced vital capacity
Inter muscular coherence
Trunk structure
Month 24
Back pain on the Numerical Pain Rating Scale
Change in Cobb angle of at least 5 degrees
Functional endurance
Italian Spine Youth Quality of Life questionnaire

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

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

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Standard care group
1 of 2
GPR group
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

144 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Global postural re-education · No Placebo Group · N/A

GPR group
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Global postural re-education · Intervention Types: Other
Standard care group
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Global postural re-education · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6, 12 and 24 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

St. Justine's HospitalLead Sponsor
179 Previous Clinical Trials
77,109 Total Patients Enrolled
Laval UniversityOTHER
398 Previous Clinical Trials
166,682 Total Patients Enrolled
Shriners Hospitals for ChildrenOTHER
95 Previous Clinical Trials
23,589 Total Patients Enrolled
Université de MontréalOTHER
198 Previous Clinical Trials
95,613 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Previous Clinical Trials
88 Total Patients Enrolled
Carole Fortin, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorCHU Sainte-Justine/Université de Montréal

Eligibility Criteria

Age 10 - 16 · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The curve in your spine is between 15 and 45 degrees, as measured by the Cobb angle.
You are between the ages of 10 and 16.
Your bones are still growing and have not fully developed yet, which is indicated by a Risser sign of 3 or less.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are octogenarians eligible for admission into this research project?

"The requirements for enrolment in this study necessitate that applicants are between 10 and 16 years of age. There exist 67 clinical trials aimed at minors, while 14 target the elderly." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there opportunities for participants to enroll in this clinical study?

"Affirmative, the website alludes to this research being actively recruiting participants since August 15th 2021 and has had a recent update on October 6th 2021. This study is searching for 144 people from two trial sites." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is participation in this trial open to me?

"This trial necessitates that applicants have androgen-insensitivity syndrome and are between 10 to 16 years old. The research is seeking for roughly 144 participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the aggregate number of participants in this clinical experiment?

"Affirmative. has evidence that this research, which commenced on the 15th of August 2021, is presently seeking volunteers to participate. 144 participants are required between 2 different trial sites." - 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.