A Study of the Effectiveness of a Stabilization Exercise Program for Thumb Carpometacarpal Degenerative Joint Disease
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Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
- Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
- Jacksonville, Florida: 15-008845
Sponsor Protocol Number: 15-008845
About this study
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of an active stabilization exercise program for thumb carpometacarpal degenerative joint disease to reduce pain and improve daily function.
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- 18-85 years of age
- Diagnosis of thumb carpometacarpal degenerative joint disease through both physician exam and radiographic confirmation
- Will be included per principles of intention to treat
- Unable or unwilling to return for additional therapy and testing as outlined in the protocol
- Has co-morbidities of the upper extremity including but not limited to trigger thumb, De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, or proximal cervical compression pathology
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
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Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Kimberly McVeigh, C.H.T., O.T., M.B.A.
Closed for enrollment
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