Body-weight-supported treadmill for Stroke

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
StrokeBody-weight-supported treadmill - Device
18 - 80
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will study the effects of two different types of intense gait training on people who have had a stroke, focusing on mobility, strength, balance, and endurance.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 13 Secondary · Reporting Duration: up to 8 weeks

Week 8
Age-predicted maximum heart rate zone
Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion
Numerical Rating Pain Scale
Step count
Week 8
10 Meter Walk Test
6 Minute Walk Test
Berg Balance Scale
Function in Sitting Test
Functional Independence Measure
Manual Muscle Test
Modified Ashworth Scale
Passive Range of Motion
Quality Indicators
up to 8 weeks
Burke Lateropulsion Scale
Scale for Contraversive Pushing

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Body-weight-supported treadmill training
1 of 2
EksoNR exoskeleton
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

10 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Body-weight-supported treadmill · No Placebo Group · N/A

Body-weight-supported treadmill training
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Body-weight-supported treadmill · Intervention Types: Device
EksoNR exoskeleton
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Ekso Bionics EksoNR exoskeleton · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: up to 8 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

Shirley Ryan AbilityLabLead Sponsor
173 Previous Clinical Trials
13,692 Total Patients Enrolled
65 Trials studying Stroke
6,150 Patients Enrolled for Stroke
Arun Jayaraman, PhDPrincipal Investigator - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
5 Previous Clinical Trials
241 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Stroke
81 Patients Enrolled for Stroke

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 80 · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The participant or their power of attorney must provide informed consent to any research study
People aged 18 to 80 years old.
A stroke that affects one side of the brain and is found above the tentorium cerebelli
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The person has an adequate cognitive function if their score on question 1b is ≤1 and their score on question 1c is 0.