Restorative Neuromodulation for Lower Extremity Functions

Technology
General health
Online since 8 November 2021, updated 834 days ago

About this trial

This is a trial to test the effect of a technique for stimulating the spinal cord via surface electrodes (trans-spinal Electrical Stimulation: tsES) in combination with a system that supports the body-weight on walking and standing function after spinal cord injury. If included, the participant will train to walk and stand with a device that supports the legs and a harness to support their body weight in combination with tsES 1-2 hours/day for 1 year.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
19 - 55 years
Injury level
C1 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    1 year - 55 years
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    Yes
    C1-S5
    Additionally, participants must
    have a spinal cord injury for at least 1 year.
    have paralysis in the legs and have at least half of key muscles below the neurological level of injury with a motor strength testing score less than 2/5.
    be able to participate in study exercises 1-2 hours per day and commit for 1 year training program.

    What’s involved

    Type

    Technology

    Details

    If included, the participant will train to walk and stand with a device that supports the legs and a harness to support their body weight in combination with tsES 1-2 hours/day for 1 year.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    General health

    Additional benefits

    Arm/hand function

    Spasticity

    Standing/walking/mobility

    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
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Apr 2019
    • Organisation
    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Apr 2019
    • Organisation
    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    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