Intensive Motor Rehabilitation With Technology for Patients With Central Neurological Disease

Rehabilitation
Standing/walking/mobility
Online since 18 October 2023, updated 124 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling individuals with recent (> 3 mos) spinal cord injury or stroke to test the effect of intensive motor rehabilitation. If included, participants will receive either 3 weeks of intensive rehabilitation followed by 9 months of standard care or 9 months standard care followed by 3 weeks of intensive rehabilitation. Final testing will be performed after 9 months.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
≥ 18 years
Injury level
C1 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≥ 3 months
    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-S5
    Additionally, participants must
    be able to initiate movements against gravity
    NOT have severe visual impairment, communication, cognitive and language formation problems
    be at least 3 months post discharge from hospital/rehabilitation center, living at home

    What’s involved

    Type

    Rehabilitation

    Details

    - Participants will receive either 1) 3 weeks of intensive rehabilitation followed by 9 months standard care or 2) 9 months standard care followed by 3 weeks of intensive rehabilitation. - Intensive training includes cardiovascular fitness training, goal-oriented training, physiotherapy with and without advanced technology and self-management. - Final assessment will be performed after 9 months.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Standing/walking/mobility

    Additional benefits

    Arm/hand function

    General health

    Mental health

    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
    • 10 Jul 2023
    • Organisation
    • KU Leuven
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 10 Jul 2023
    • Organisation
    • KU Leuven

    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