Clinical Investigation on Feasibility and Usability of the ABLE Exoskeleton Device for Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury to Perform Skills for Home and Community Environments

Technology
Standing/walking/mobility
Online since 23 August 2023, updated 180 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling 10 individuals with chronic spinal cord injuries to test the feasibility and usability of the ABLE Exoskeleton for walking in the home or community environment. The ABLE Exoskeleton is a lightweight, externally worn powered robotic device to assist lower limb movement and ambulation. If included, participants will undergo a training program 3 to 5 times a week, for up to 8 weeks, for a total of 18 training sessions and 4 assessment sessions. Final testing of walking ability and other skills assessments will be performed after 11 weeks.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
18 - 70 years
Injury level
C5 - L5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≥ 6 months
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Non-traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C5-L5

    What’s involved

    Type

    Technology

    Details

    - training program 3 to 5 times a week, for up to 8 weeks for a total of 18 training sessions and 4 assessment sessions. - Final testing of walking ability and other skills assessments will be performed after 11 weeks.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Standing/walking/mobility

    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
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 25 Nov 2022
    • Organisation
    • ABLE Human Motion S.L.
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 25 Nov 2022
    • Organisation
    • ABLE Human Motion S.L.

    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