Improving Control of Lower-Limb Prostheses - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Improving Control of Lower-Limb Prostheses

Objective

The goal of this study is to use EMG-pattern-recognition algorithms to augment onboard mechanical sensor data to create an intuitive, robust, and safe overall control strategy for a powered lower limb prosthesis.

IRB Protocol Number
STU00013061
Principal Investigator(s)
Todd Kuiken
Levi Hargrove

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Amputee Research
  • General Rehabilitation

Compensation

  • Provided
Sponsor(s)
Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC)
Department of Defense (DOD)
Contact
Andrea Moore at 312-238-2080
or cbm@ric.org
Who Can Participate
  • Subjects with lower limb amputations

or 

  • able-bodied individuals between 18-80