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Compliant Robotic Gait Training in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Objective

The goal of this proposed study is to improve the efficacy of BWSTT in children with cerebral palsy (CP) using a novel robotic therapy that applies controlled force to the leg during the swing phase of gait.

IRB Protocol Number
STU00012071

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Cerebral Palsy - Pediatrics Research
  • Gait Research
  • Robotics Research
  • Pediatrics Research

Compensation

  • Provided
Contact
Ming Wu at
or w-ming@northwestern.edu
How to Participate
  • Children with a diagnosis of bilateral spastic CP
  • Ages 4 to 12 years old
  • Able to signal pain, fear or discomfort reliably
  • Ability to stand and walking without physical assistance with the use of assistive devices or orthoses as needed