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Manual skills training in stroke survivors using active robotic loads


RIC is conducting a research study on how robots and virtual reality can be used as rehabilitation tools. Participants will move a handle connected to a computer‐controlled robot and perform tasks in a virtual reality system similar to a video game.

IRB Protocol Number
Principal Investigator(s)
James Patton

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Robotics Research
  • Stroke Research


  • Provided
Robotics Laboratory at 312-238-1232
How to Participate

Participants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Adults 21 and older who are healthy
  • Adults 21 and older who have suffered a stroke in the past

Participants will be compensated $50 per visit.

This study requires 3 visits to the laboratory, to be scheduled within one week.