Seated Balance Using the Indego™

Rehabilitation
Standing/walking/mobility
Online since 2 January 2024, updated 59 days ago

About this trial

This is a trial to test the effect of training with an externally worn robotic device that assists walking (exoskeleton-assisted walking: EAW) on various measures of seated balance, seated ADL, and trunk muscle use. If included, the participant will receive 36 sessions of EAW training, 3-4 times per week (4-6 hours per week) for 12 weeks.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
≥ 18 years
Injury level
T4 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≥ 6 months
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Non-traumatic

    Ischemia

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    T4-S5
    Additionally, participants must
    have a spinal cord injury for at least 6 months.
    have a neurological level of injury below T3.
    have one of the following ASIA impairment scale (AIS):

    What’s involved

    Type

    Rehabilitation

    Details

    36 sessions of EAW training, 3-4 times per week, 4-6 hours per week, for 12 weeks.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Standing/walking/mobility

    Additional benefits

    Arm/hand function

    General health

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

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Feb 2018
    • Organisation
    • James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Feb 2018
    • Organisation
    • James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center

    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