Slip Training for Spinal Cord Injury

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, ILSpinal Cord InjurySlip Training - Device
18 - 85
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new device to help people with incomplete spinal cord injuries walk. The device is affordable and self-contained. It uses a moving serial plank mechanism with wheels that allow for structured slips.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Assessment Session 1 (baseline test, Will occur at the start of Visit 1, Day 1), Assessment Session 2 (conducted before Training during Visit 2, Day 2), Assessment Session 3 (Post Training Assessment; conducted at the end of Training Visit 2, Day 2)

Day 2
Change in Dynamic Balance
Change in Static Balance

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Balance Slip
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

10 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Slip Training · No Placebo Group · N/A

Balance Slip
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Slip Training · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: assessment session 1 (baseline test, will occur at the start of visit 1, day 1), assessment session 2 (conducted before training during visit 2, day 2), assessment session 3 (post training assessment; conducted at the end of training visit 2, day 2)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Shirley Ryan AbilityLabLead Sponsor
174 Previous Clinical Trials
13,706 Total Patients Enrolled
Arun Jayaraman, PT, PhDPrincipal Investigator - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
21 Previous Clinical Trials
2,807 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 85 · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have an incomplete spinal cord injury that was diagnosed at least 6 months ago, whether it was caused by trauma or not.
Walking is your main way of getting around.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
What site did they apply to?
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%

Frequently Asked Questions

Is enrollment for the trial currently open?

"The website reports that this medical trial, first published on December 1st 2018 and last updated in October 24th 2022 is not currently looking for new enrollees. Fortunately, 352 other studies are actively recruiting patients at the moment." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Does this research project accept individuals aged 75 and over?

"To be considered for this medical study, patients must be between 18 and 85 years old. Of the 343 participating trials, 37 are reserved for minors and 306 are exclusively made available to those who have surpassed retirement age." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Am I eligible to partake in this research study?

"This investigation requires 10 human test subjects between 18 and 85 years old with a history of either traumatic or non-traumatic spinal cord injury. Eligibility criteria includes the ability to ambulate without assistive devices, a body weight below 275 lbs., and medical clearance from a doctor. Additionally, candidates must have been living with their incomplete SCI for at least 6 months." - 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.