Efficacy of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) in Persons Receiving Botulinum Neurotoxin for Upper Extremity Spasticity "Botox + FES"


Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

FES is a form of treatment with a device to aid movement in people who have had damage to their brain or spinal cord. Small electrical impulses are used to excite/stimulate the nerves that supply paralyzed muscles. This activates those muscles, enabling them to produce basic but useful movement. Self-adhesive patches (electrodes) are placed on the skin close to the nerve that supplies the muscle and are...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 19 June 2014.

1 Nov 2007 17 Apr 2007 1 Jan 2010 1 Jan 2010 1 Jun 2014 11 Aug 2011
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • 1st Contact: Christine L. Harrison, BS Phone: 412-586-6927 Email: harrisonta@upmc.edu 2nd Contact: Cierra X. Jenkins Phone: 412-648-6666 Email: jenkinscx@upmc.edu