Comparing Task Specific Training with Stride Management Assist (SMA) Device vs. Impairment based Physical Therapy on Functional - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Comparing Task Specific Training with Stride Management Assist (SMA) Device vs. Impairment based Physical Therapy on Functional Walking Ability in Outpatient Stroke Rehabilitation

Objective

The study objective is to compare task specific training using a robotic exoskeleton SMA vs. traditional physical therapy in the outpatient setting for individuals post-stroke.

IRB Protocol Number
STU00085161
Principal Investigator(s)
Arun Jayaraman
W. Zev Rymer

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Brain Injury Research
  • Gait Research
  • Stroke Research
  • General Rehabilitation

Compensation

  • Provided
Sponsor(s)
Honda R&D
Contact
Heidi Roth, DHS, NCS at 312-238-1231
or hroth@ric.org
Who Can Participate

Individuals who have had a single stroke more than 30 days prior, can walk without physical assistance (but are permitted to use braces and assistive devices if needed), and are appropriate to be referred to outpatient physical therapy.

Compensation

Yes - only for testing sessions, physical therapy sessions are paid for through the study (insurance is NOT billed)