AIH/Strength for Spinal Cord Injury

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Spinal Cord InjuryAIH - Other
18 - 75
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test if repeatedly breathing low oxygen levels for brief periods can help people with chronic spinal cord injuries to recover some motor function.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, immediately after intervention (day 1 and day 5), and at follow-ups (one week and two weeks)

Day 5
Change in muscle strength
Change in overground walking endurance
Change in overground walking speed

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

44 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: AIH/Strength · No Placebo Group · N/A

AIH/StrengthActiveComparator Group · 2 Interventions: AIH, Strength · Intervention Types: Other, Other
AIH/WalkActiveComparator Group · 2 Interventions: AIH, Walk · Intervention Types: Other, Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, immediately after intervention (day 1 and day 5), and at follow-ups (one week and two weeks)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)NIH
1,827 Previous Clinical Trials
2,250,094 Total Patients Enrolled
Spaulding Rehabilitation HospitalLead Sponsor
125 Previous Clinical Trials
10,502 Total Patients Enrolled
Foundation Wings For LifeOTHER
13 Previous Clinical Trials
1,160 Total Patients Enrolled
Randy D Trumbower, PT, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorHarvard Medical School (HMS and HSDM)
5 Previous Clinical Trials
168 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 75 · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The cause of the lesion is non-progressive.
You have a motor-incomplete lesion.