Motor Recovery Training for Hand and Digits in Stroke and SCI

Technology
Arm/hand function
Online since 5 November 2021, updated 843 days ago

About this trial

This trial is recruiting individuals with recent cervical (neck area) spinal cord injuries to test the effect of a hand therapy device that uses video game technology (Hummingbird platform) to train isolated finger control in order to improve hand and digit recovery. Participants will undergo either 10 one-hour sessions of training with the Hummingbird device in addition to standard of care (3 hours, 5 days a week); or 2) standard of care therapy only. Final testing will be performed 3 months after the intervention.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
18 - 75 years
Injury level
C1 - C8
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≤ 2 months
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-C8
    Additionally, participants must
    NOT have history of head injury or stroke

    What’s involved

    Type

    Technology

    Details

    The participants will be randomly assigned to either undergo: 1) 10 one-hour sessions of training with the Hummingbird device in addition to standard of care (3hours, 5 days a week); or 2) standard of care only. The 2:1 randomization scheme is designed so that two participants will be assigned to the Hummingbird device treatment group for every one participant assigned to the standard of care only group. Final testing will be performed 3 months after the intervention.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Arm/hand function

    Additional benefits

    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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    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
    • Unknown
    • Trial start date
    • 20 Oct 2021
    • Organisation
    • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Unknown
    • Trial start date
    • 20 Oct 2021
    • Organisation
    • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

    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