ROBERT® as an Intervention to Enhance Muscle Strength After Spinal Cord Injury

Technology
Standing/walking/mobility
Online since 27 June 2023, updated 287 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling individuals with incomplete spinal cord injuries for less than 12 months to test the effect of using a rehabilitation robot device (ROBERT®) on muscle strength. If included, participants will undergo either: 1) Standard 45-min physiotherapy (3-5 times a week, for 8 weeks) plus 3-4 sets of 15-20 repetitions of muscle strength training (hip flexion) with the ROBERT®, 3 times a week, for 8 weeks; or 2) standard 45-min physiotherapy (3-5 times a week, for 8 weeks). Final testing will be performed after 8 weeks.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
≥ 18 years
Injury level
C1 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≤ 12 months
    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-S5
    Additionally, participants must
    NO previous cerebral injury

    What’s involved

    Type

    Technology

    Details

    - Participants will undergo either 1) standard 45-min physiotherapy session , 3-5 times a week, for 8 weeks plus 3-4 sets of 15-20 repetitions of muscle strength training (hip flexion) with the ROBERT®, 3 times a week, for 8 weeks or 2) standard 45-min physiotherapy session , 3-5 times a week, for 8 weeks. - Final testing will be performed after 8 weeks.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Standing/walking/mobility

    Additional benefits

    Spasticity

    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
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 21 Sep 2022
    • Organisation
    • Spinal Cord Injury Centre of Western Denmark
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 21 Sep 2022
    • Organisation
    • Spinal Cord Injury Centre of Western Denmark

    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