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Feasibility study of a new medical device that will evaluate the usability and effectiveness of a cycle ergometer device associated with neuromuscular electrical stimulation (FES cycling). The study's objective is to evaluate the effect of the application of functional electrical stimulation of the new device on participants' quadriceps muscle strength in comparison to a medical device with similar characteristics and to a control group. Secondarily, the study will compare the usability of the two medical devices as evaluated by the participants and the therapists who apply the treatment, as well as the participants' satisfaction with the treatment, identifying possible adverse effects.
In patients with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), trunk and therefore postural control (both in statics and dynamics) are impaired, often with strong consequences on daily life activities. Therefore, improvement and reinforcement of trunk control are primary rehabilitation (rehab) goals. For the evaluation of trunk control in SCI people, still today no tests and scales are definable as gold standards. Nowadays, for evaluation and rehab purposes of trunk control, balance and proprioception, in both sitting and standing positions, conventional rehabilitation can be supplemented with robotic treatments, e.g. through the Hunova® device (by Movendo Technology). Several studies have demonstrated that conventional rehab associated with robotic training is able to influence functional and motor outcomes in stroke patients, while little evidence is available on SCI patients, also on the number of robotic sessions needed. The present randomized controlled study primarily aims to demonstrate the effects on trunk control of an integrated rehab treatment (standard plus Hunova®), compared to the standard alone and to gain evidence on the better rehabilitation scheme in terms of number of Hunova® sessions. The correlation between the variation of trunk control, measured by the output data of the Hunova® device itself - ideally more objective - and that assessed through a validated clinical scale, will also be estimated.
Robot-assisted gait training has been effective in several diseases. Nevertheless, evidence supporting the efficacy of such training in burn patients remains insufficient. This report aimed to evaluate the effect of robot-assisted gait training in burn patients with spinal cord injuries caused by electrical trauma. We will report a case of two patients who underwent 30 min of robot-assisted gait training using SUBAR® (Cretem, Korea) with 30 min of conventional physiotherapy, 5 days a week for 12 weeks.
This study investigated the effects of a 2-part dietary consultation on adherence to an anti-inflammatory diet in individuals with neuromuscular disability. The effects on self-efficacy for adhering to the diet as well as neuropathic pain and depression one month post-consult were also determined.
In the case of spinal cord injury, patients have shown a passive attitude towards participating in leisure sports or exercise programs, and there is a lack of suitable guidelines or experience in the local community for coaching exercise and sports for spinal cord injury patients, which makes coaches feel burdened when coaching these patients. Therefore, in this study, a suitable comprehensive exercise program will be designed and prescribed for patients who reside in the local community and want to participate in leisure sports, and the effectiveness and safety of the program will be verified. Based on the results, the aim of the study is to provide evidence that spinal cord injury patients can exercise safely and confidently in the local community in the future.
This study aims to investigate the relationship between multifidus and gastrocnemius muscle thickness with postural stability in patients with spinal cord injury.
So far, therapies have limited success in functional recovery in adults with chronic SCI. By introducing remote cognitive multisensory rehabilitation (CMR), which has shown significant functional improvements due to neurological recovery when delivered in-person, transformative results that (i) provide a potentially effective new therapy within the healthcare system, accessible to more patients, and (ii) demonstrate brain function changes alongside improved function in chronic SCI are anticipated. The results will inform and justify a large scale federally funded clinical trial.
The purpose of this observational research study is to better understand immune responses to vaccines against viruses (influenza or SARS-CoV2). The goal is to determine any differences in immune responses to vaccines in uninjured people and in people living with spinal cord injuries, who are typically at increased risk of infections.
This study is conducted to assess the effectiveness of functional electrical stimulation Vs limb loading exercises on hand grip strength,dexterity and function in patients with subacute cervical spinal cord injury.
The overall objective of this trial is to characterize the safety and effectiveness of the Networked Neuroprosthesis Device - Upper Extremity (NP-UE) in individuals living with cervical SCI.