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Not Applicable

Slip Training for Spinal Cord Injury

N/A
Waitlist Available
Led By Arun Jayaraman, PT, PhD
Research Sponsored by Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Diagnosed with a traumatic or non-traumatic incomplete spinal cord injury at least 6 months ago
Between the ages of 18-85 years old
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 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)
Awards & highlights

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.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

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You have had a spinal cord injury that is not fully healed for at least 6 months.
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You are between 18 and 85 years old.
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You primarily get around by walking.
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You can walk 30 feet without using a cane, crutch, or walker.
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You weigh less than 275 pounds.

Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~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)
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 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) for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change in Dynamic Balance
Change in Static Balance

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Balance SlipExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Perform standard clinical balance assessments Determine the optimal slip distance by 10 passes each with plank movement of 2", 4", 6" and 8" on visit 1

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Shirley Ryan AbilityLabLead Sponsor
192 Previous Clinical Trials
14,875 Total Patients Enrolled
Arun Jayaraman, PT, PhDPrincipal Investigator - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
22 Previous Clinical Trials
2,892 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Slip Training (Not Applicable) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT03744286 — N/A
Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trial 2023: Slip Training Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT03744286 — N/A
Slip Training (Not Applicable) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT03744286 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Is enrollment for the trial currently open?

"The clinicaltrials.gov 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."

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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."

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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."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
Illinois
What site did they apply to?
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria
~2 spots leftby Apr 2025