Transcutaneous Spinal Stimulation for Spinal Cord Injury
This trial is testing the feasibility and safety of using Transcutaneous Stimulation (TcStim) to acutely improve sitting upright in children with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and when used in combination with activity-based locomotor training (AB-LT).
- Spinal Cord Injury
6 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 3 days for Aim 1, 9 weeks for Aim 2
1 Treatment Group
Transcutaneous spinal stimulation
1 of 1
9 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group
Primary Treatment: Transcutaneous Spinal Stimulation · No Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 2 - 15 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Who else is applying?
What state do they live in?
How old are they?
What site did they apply to?
|Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Res Center, University of Louisville||100.0%|
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
- Keller, Anastasia, Goutam Singh, Joel H. Sommerfeld, Molly King, Parth Parikh, Beatrice Ugiliweneza, Jessica D’Amico, Yury Gerasimenko, and Andrea L. Behrman. 2021. “Noninvasive Spinal Stimulation Safely Enables Upright Posture in Children with Spinal Cord Injury”. Nature Communications. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi:10.1038/s41467-021-26026-z.
- Andrea L. Behrman, PhD, PT 2019. "Transcutaneous Spinal Stimulation: Safety and Feasibility for Trunk Control in Children With Spinal Cord Injury". ClinicalTrials.gov. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03975634.
Frequently Asked Questions
Could I be considered a viable candidate for this research endeavor?
"To participate in this clinical trial, those affected by spinal cord injuries aged between 2 and 15 are eligible. Presently, the research team is accepting a maximum of 9 individuals into the study." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Does this clinical trial admit individuals older than 30 years of age?
"The parameters for enrollment in this trial require that the patient must be between two to fifteen years of age. To date, there have been 138 trials conducted on participants younger than eighteen and 732 studies done with individuals over 65." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Is recruitment still open for the trial?
"The clinicaltrials.gov database reveals that this medical trial, which debuted on August 12th 2019, is not currently recruiting patients. However, there are a plethora of alternative trials with active recruitment at the moment - 903 to be precise." - Anonymous Online Contributor