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Optimized Brace for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
This trial is testing a new method for designing braces to correct adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, which affects 3-4% of Canadians.
- Idiopathic Scoliosis
Inclusion CriteriaYou will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
Study ObjectivesOutcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
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Who is running the clinical trial?
- Your spine has a curve between 20 and 40 degrees.
- Group 1: Optimized Providence brace
- Group 2: Conventional Providence brace
- No Placebo-Only Group - All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it possible for adults aged eighteen and over to partake in this medical experiment?
"This particular clinical trial specifies that it is seeking individuals aged 10 to 16. Altogether, there are 69 trials for persons under the age of 18 and another 14 studies catering to those above retirement-age."
Am I eligible to partake in this experiment?
"The research enrolment is open to 58 adolescents affected by scoliosis, ranging in ages from 10-16. Critical eligibility criteria must be met; female patients should either not have gone through menarche or had their last period within 18 months prior to the trial beginning. Furthermore, all participants need to have a Risser 0-2 score."
Are there vacancies open for participants in this experiment?
"Clinicaltrials.gov confirms that this medical research is actively recruiting. The trial was initially posted on November 15th 2021, and the latest information about it was added to the system on May 4th 2022."
What is the current participant count of this clinical trial?
"That is correct. Per the information on clinicaltrials.gov, this study commenced recruitment activities on November 15th 2021 and was most recently updated in May 4th 2022. The total number of participants needed is 58 from one single medical facility."
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