treadmill for Spinal Cord Injury

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Spinal Cord Injurytreadmill - Device
18 - 65
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether a combination of physical therapy and electrical stimulation may help improve balance and walking ability for individuals with spinal cord injury.

Eligible Conditions
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: post 6 weeks of training and 8 weeks after the end of training

Week 8
Changes in 6 minutes walking distance from baseline
Changes in balance (BBS score) from baseline
Changes in dynamic gait index from baseline
Changes in overground gait speed from baseline

Trial Safety

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

robotic training & sham
1 of 3
robotic training & stimulation
1 of 3
treadmill only
1 of 3

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

54 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: treadmill · Has Placebo Group · N/A

robotic training & stimulationExperimental Group · 3 Interventions: treadmill, spinal cord electrical stimulation, robotic training · Intervention Types: Device, Device, Device
robotic training & shamActiveComparator Group · 2 Interventions: treadmill, robotic training · Intervention Types: Device, Device
treadmill only
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: treadmill · Intervention Types: Device
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: post 6 weeks of training and 8 weeks after the end of training

Who is running the clinical trial?

Shirley Ryan AbilityLabLead Sponsor
173 Previous Clinical Trials
13,648 Total Patients Enrolled
Ming Wu, PhD5.06 ReviewsPrincipal Investigator - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
1 Previous Clinical Trials
36 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 65 · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have a lesion at C4-T10.
You are able to walk without orthotics or with orthotics that do not cross the knee for more than 10 meters.
You have no limitation in range of motion of the legs.