This trial will test a possible treatment for spastic cerebral palsy that involves electric shocks to the soleus muscle.
- Spastic Cerebral Palsy
- Cerebral Palsy
2 Primary · 27 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Within one week before the first intervention session to within one week after the end of intervention
1 Treatment Group
Spinal reflex conditioning
1 of 1
5 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group
Primary Treatment: Spinal reflex conditioning · No Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 18+ · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
- Thompson AK, Chen XY, Wolpaw JR. Soleus H-reflex operant conditioning changes the H-reflex recruitment curve. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Apr;47(4):539-44. doi: 10.1002/mus.23620. Epub 2012 Dec 21.
- Mrachacz-Kersting N, Kersting UG, de Brito Silva P, Makihara Y, Arendt-Nielsen L, Sinkjær T, Thompson AK. Acquisition of a simple motor skill: task-dependent adaptation and long-term changes in the human soleus stretch reflex. J Neurophysiol. 2019 Jul 1;122(1):435-446. doi: 10.1152/jn.00211.2019. Epub 2019 Jun 5.
- Mrachacz-Kersting N, Kersting UG, de Brito Silva P, Makihara Y, Arendt-Nielsen L, Sinkjaer T, Thompson AK. Acquisition of a simple motor skill: task-dependent adaptation and long-term changes in the human soleus stretch reflex. J Neurophysiol. 2019 Jul 1;122(1):435-446. doi: 10.1152/jn.00211.2019. Epub 2019 Jun 5.
- 2022. "Operant Conditioning of the Soleus Stretch Reflex in Adults With Cerebral Palsy". ClinicalTrials.gov. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05571033.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many participants may join this medical venture?
"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov hosts information indicating that this clinical trial is recruiting participants, having been first posted on September 30th 2022 and most recently updated 24 days later. The recruitment call is for 5 patients at a single medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Is it currently feasible for patients to enroll in this trial?
"Data on clinicaltrials.gov confirms that this investigation is in the process of recruiting participants, with initial postings dating back to September 30th 2022 and subsequent amendments made as recently as October 24th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor