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Locomotor Adaptation in Individuals Post-Stroke

Objective

In the proposed study, we aim to enhance walking function in people with stroke by applying controlled loads to the affected leg using a novel cable robot during BWSTT in order to augment motor adaptation and enhance training.

IRB Protocol Number
STU00002762
Principal Investigator(s)
Ming Wu

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Robotics Research
  • Stroke Research

Compensation

  • Provided
Sponsor(s)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Contact
Ming Wu at
or w-ming@northwestern.edu
How to Participate
  • age between 18 and 75 years
  • medically stable with medical clearance to participate
  • history of cerebral vascular accident and demonstration of impaired walking function
  • more than 6 month post stroke
  • ability to stand and walking without physical assistance with the use of assistive devices or orthoses as needed.