Exoskeletal-Assisted Walking in SCI Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation
Standing/walking/mobility
Online since 4 November 2021, updated 945 days ago

About this trial

This trial is recruiting individuals with recent spinal cord injuries (less than six months) to test the effect of a powered exoskeleton robotic device (Ekso) to assist movement in early rehabilitation. Participants will undergo either 3 hours of physical and/or occupational therapy with the Ekso device at least 3 times a week, or standard of rehabilitation care without the exoskeleton until discharged from inpatient rehabilitation.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
≥ 18 years
Injury level
C1 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≤ 6 months
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-S5
    Additionally, participants must
    weigh less than 220 pounds (100kg).
    be between 5’2’’ and 6’2’’ tall (1.60-1.90m).
    be able to sit independently.

    What’s involved

    Type

    Rehabilitation

    Details

    There are no details yet

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Standing/walking/mobility

    Additional benefits

    General health

    Pain

    Sensory function

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

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    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
    • 30 Sep 2019
    • Organisation
    • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 30 Sep 2019
    • Organisation
    • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    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