Stochastic Resonance Electric Stimulation for Cerebral Palsy

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of Delaware, Newark, DECerebral PalsyStochastic Resonance Electric Stimulation - Device
8 - 24
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether electrical stimulation can help people with CP maintain balance during tasks like standing up and walking, which may improve function and reduce falls.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 2 assessment points: Baseline - pre stimulation COP, and at the end of the session with stimulation (Day 1)- Post stimulation COP

Day 1
Change in COM
Day 1
Change in COP
Day 1
Total time

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

No Stochastic Resonance stimulation
1 of 2
Stochastic Resonance stimulation
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

36 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Stochastic Resonance Electric Stimulation · No Placebo Group · N/A

Stochastic Resonance stimulation
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Stochastic Resonance Electric Stimulation · Intervention Types: Device
No Stochastic Resonance stimulationNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: No Stochastic Resonance stimulation · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 2 assessment points: baseline - pre stimulation cop, and at the end of the session with stimulation (day 1)- post stimulation cop

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of DelawareLead Sponsor
136 Previous Clinical Trials
36,750 Total Patients Enrolled
5 Trials studying Cerebral Palsy
262 Patients Enrolled for Cerebral Palsy
Samuel Lee, PT, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Dealware
2 Previous Clinical Trials
52 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Cerebral Palsy
52 Patients Enrolled for Cerebral Palsy

Eligibility Criteria

Age 8 - 24 · All Participants · 16 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have mild to moderate difficulty with your motor skills, as defined by the Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) levels I-II.
You have good enough thinking, communication and visual skills.
You do not have seizures or your seizures are under control with medication.
You can tell the doctors if you are feeling any pain or discomfort.
You can stand up from a chair and start walking on your own.
You are able to move your foot upwards (dorsiflexion) at least a little bit.
You do not have any problems with your balance or neurological functions.
You do not have any other serious problems with your muscles or bones, like severe scoliosis or unstable hips.
You are between 8 and 24 years old.
You have been diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis.
You do not have a history of seizures.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
University of Delaware100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%

Frequently Asked Questions

How many individuals are actively participating in this research study?

"Correct. Per the records on, this research endeavour is presently enlisting participants from one location. Initially posted in November 2021, it has been updated most recently in May 2022 and requires 36 individuals to join its ranks." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are younger adults within the age range of eligibility for this clinical experiment?

"This trial calls for participants between the ages of 8 to 24. There are 140 spots available for those under 18 and an additional 26 positions designated for individuals above 65 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there opportunities for individuals to get involved in this experiment?

"This clinical trial is on-going, having first been listed in November 2021 and most recently updated in May 2022. The relevant information can be located on the website." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Might I qualify to join this medical experiment?

"Eligibility for this trial is limited to those aged 8-24 with a diagnosis of cerebral palsy. Aspiring participants should note that the study is seeking 36 individuals in total." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.