EKSO Trial: Powered Exoskeleton for Ambulation in Subjects With SCI - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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EKSO Trial: Powered Exoskeleton for Ambulation in Subjects With SCI

Objective

The purpose of this study is to determine the factors that are associated with successful clinical use of the Ekso Bionics powered exoskeleton system for ambulation by persons with in the rehabilitation setting. This system consists of a brace (exoskeleton) which extends from the torso to the feet with battery-powered motorized hinges that produce joint motion at the hips and knees, and is capable of producing powered walking. Subjects will be trained to use the exoskeleton to balance and simulate walking.

IRB Protocol Number
STU00059727
Principal Investigator(s)
Arun Jayaraman

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Outcomes Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Spinal Cord Injury Research

Compensation

  • Provided
Sponsor(s)
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
Contact
Kate Scanlan at 312-238-1355
or kscanlan@ricres.org
How to Participate

Subjects with complete spinal cord injuries below C7

Compensation: $20