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Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for Osteoporotic VErtebral fracture trial (PROVE)

Project title: Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for Osteoporotic VErtebral fracture trial (PROVE)

Call to action: 10/99 Physiotherapy for osteoporotic vertebral fracture

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Karen BarkerORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor Karen BarkerORCID logo

Contractor: University of Oxford

Cost: £1,309,609.65

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Muhammad JavaidORCID logo, Dr Catherine Minns LoweORCID logo, Dr Helen CampbellORCID logo, Mrs Fiona Rochford, Mrs Meredith NewmanORCID logo, Professor Cyrus Cooper, Professor Nigel StallardORCID logo, Professor Sarah LambORCID logo.

Started: January 2013 | Status: Published August 2019

ISRCTN: 49117867 | PROSPERO registration: CRD42012002268

In this trial, neither manual nor exercise therapy showed benefit over a single physiotherapy session on quality of life or muscle endurance at 1 year in osteoporotic vertebral fracture.

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