Functional Clinical Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
Cerebral Palsy
Functional Clinical Therapy - Behavioral
Eligibility
< 18
All Sexes
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Study Summary

Exploration to optimize mixed quantitative and qualitative methodology using multiple outcome measures in a randomized, cross-over trial structure comparing the effect of robotic gait training (RGT) group, and functional clinical therapy (FCT) using each subject as their own control.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Cerebral Palsy

Study Objectives

4 Primary · 11 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 4 months

4 months
2 minute walk test (2mwt)
Adherance to protocol for each participant
Barry Albright Dystonia Scale
Device tolerability
Edinburgh Visual Gait Score
Enrollment and recruitment in this study design
Goal attainment scale
Hypertonia Assessment Tool
Leg Bone cortical density
Leg bone cortical cross-sectional area
Modified Ashworth Scale
Physiological Cost Index
Retention in this study design
Spinal Alignment and Range of Motion Measure
Tibia volumetric bone mineral density (BMD)

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Cerebral Palsy

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Functional Clinical Therapy
1 of 2
Robotic Gait Training
1 of 2
Experimental Treatment

10 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Functional Clinical Therapy · No Placebo Group · N/A

Functional Clinical Therapy
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Functional Clinical Therapy · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Robotic Gait Training
Device
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Robotic Gait Training · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 4 months
Closest Location: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario · Ottawa, Canada
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2011First Recorded Clinical Trial
2 TrialsResearching Cerebral Palsy
180 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

Children's Hospital of Eastern OntarioLead Sponsor
117 Previous Clinical Trials
53,381 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Cerebral Palsy
128 Patients Enrolled for Cerebral Palsy
Ontario Brain InstituteOTHER
10 Previous Clinical Trials
3,256 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Cerebral Palsy
10 Patients Enrolled for Cerebral Palsy
Academic Health Science CentresOTHER
6 Previous Clinical Trials
489 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age < 18 · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

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About The Reviewer

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Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.