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Intelligent Stretching and Outcome Evaluation of Limbs with Hypertonia in Neurological Disorders

Objective

The purposes of this research study are to treat stiff joints using a stretching device with intelligent control, to evaluate changes induced by spasticity/contracture and by the stretching treatment, and to compare treatment-induced changes with that of healthy subjects.

IRB Protocol Number
STU00014299
Principal Investigator(s)
Li-Qun Zhang

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Cerebral Palsy - Pediatrics Research
  • Robotics Research

Compensation

  • Provided
Sponsor(s)
United Cerebral Palsy Foundation
Contact
Genna Waldman at 312-238-1425
or g-waldman@northwestern.edu
How to Participate

Cerebral Palsy patients (hemiplegia or diplegia) with marked hypertonia. Healthy control subjects.

Compensation is $300.