Hunova® Randomized Controlled Trial for Trunk Control Improvement in Spinal Cord Injured Patients

Rehabilitation
Standing/walking/mobility
Online since 29 November 2023, updated 230 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling 78 individuals with acute (< 6 months) spinal cord injuries to test the effect of a robotic training device (Hunova) on trunk control. The Hunova robotic device is designed for the rehabilitation of the lower limbs and torso. If included, participants will receive standard rehabilitation for a period of 4 weeks. Additionally, they will receive Hunova training either during the entire 4 weeks (20 sessions total) or only during the last 2 weeks (10 sessions total). Final testing will be performed after 4 weeks.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
≥ 18 years
Injury level
C4 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≤ 6 months
    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C4-S5
    Additionally, participants must
    be able to maintain sitting position for at least an hour

    What’s involved

    Type

    Rehabilitation

    Details

    - Participants will receive standard rehabilitation intervention for a period of 4 weeks, with 5 sessions per week. During these sessions, they will receive Hunova rehabilitation intervention either for the entire 4 weeks (20 sessions total) or only the last 2 weeks (10 sessions total). - The Hunova is an intuitive robotic aid designed for the rehabilitation of the lower limbs and torso. - Final testing will be performed after 4 weeks.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Standing/walking/mobility

    Additional benefits

    Arm/hand function

    Mental health and psychosocial factors

    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
    • 5 Jun 2023
    • Organisation
    • Montecatone Rehabilitation Institute S.p.A.
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 5 Jun 2023
    • Organisation
    • Montecatone Rehabilitation Institute S.p.A.

    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