Interactive Motor Imagery in Virtual Reality

Rehabilitation
Pain
Online since 18 March 2024, updated 21 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling 79 individuals with spinal cord injuries to test the effect of an Interactive Computer-based Therapy System for legs (iCTuS-L) on pain and walking ability. The iCTuS-L is a computer-based therapy system that uses virtual reality to help people with spinal cord injuries improve their lower extremity pain and motor function. If included, participants will use the iCTuS-L system to control virtual representations of their legs to engage in entertaining gaming Final testing of walking, sensation, and pain will be performed after 16 weeks.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
16 - 80 years
Injury level
C1 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    All
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-S5
    Additionally, participants must
    NOT have epilepsy or any major depression or psychosis

    What’s involved

    Type

    Rehabilitation

    Details

    - Participants will use the iCTuS-L system to control virtual representations of their legs to engage in entertaining gaming interactions. - Final testing of walking, sensation, and pain will be performed after 16 weeks.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Pain

    Additional benefits

    Arm/hand function

    General health

    Mental health

    Sensory function

    Standing/walking/mobility

    Good to know: Potential benefits are defined as outcomes that are being measured during and/or after the trial.

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Oct 2009
    • Organisation
    • University of Zurich
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Oct 2009
    • Organisation
    • University of Zurich

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

    Learn more