Physical Therapy Wound Care Modalities in Patients With Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Rehabilitation
Skin health
Online since 10 November 2022, updated 516 days ago

About this trial

To examine the effects of Physical Therapist (PT) wound care modalities (pulsed wound irrigation (PWI) + electrical stimulation (ES), PWI only, and ES only) on wound healing in patients with spinal co...

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
≥ 18 years
Injury level
Level not specified
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • Time since injury
    All
    Healthy volunteers
    No
    Level not specified

    What’s involved

    Type

    Rehabilitation

    Details

    It is hypothesized that PWI + ES will demonstrate the greatest rate of wound healing due to the combined effect of these treatments, which positively impact several aspects of the wound healing cascade. It is hypothesized that all patients will demonstrate improved quality of life from receiving wound care treatments by Physical Therapists due to individualized education and treatments which engage patients in their wound healing process and promote self-efficacy.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Skin health

    Additional benefits

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

    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.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 11 Oct 2022
    • Organisation
    • Wake Forest University Health Sciences
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 11 Oct 2022
    • Organisation
    • Wake Forest University Health Sciences

    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