Effectiveness Analysis of Armeo Spring Device as a Rehabilitation Treatment in Spinal Cord Injured Patients

Rehabilitation
Arm/hand function
Online since 5 November 2021, updated 886 days ago

About this trial

This trial is recruiting individuals with cervical spinal cord injuries to test the use of a commercial robotic device (Armeo® Spring System) and virtual reality on activities of daily living. In particular, the study will focus on the ability to drink from a glass. Participants will receive 40 1-hour sessions of either upper limb therapy with the Armeo® device or conventional therapy without the device.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
16 - 75 years
Injury level
C1 - C7
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≤ 6 months
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Non-traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-C7

    What’s involved

    Type

    Rehabilitation

    Details

    40 sessions of 1) 30 minutes of upper limb therapy with the Armeo® device plus 30 minutes of conventional therapy; or 2) 1-hour of conventional therapy without the device.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Arm/hand function

    Additional benefits

    General health

    Mental health

    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
    • 18 Jun 2016
    • Organisation
    • Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos de Toledo
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 18 Jun 2016
    • Organisation
    • Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos de Toledo

    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