Evaluation of Early Standardized Task-Specific Training (ESTT) "ESTT"


Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Recent stroke (less than 6 weeks)
- Able to give conformed consent or have family member who can give consent
- first time stroke OR complete recovery from prior stroke

Exclusion Criteria

- non-ambulatory before onset of stroke
- bilateral stroke
- presence of severe cardiac problems
- other co-morbidities which would affect gait training (i.e. amputation, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, etc.)
- recent myocardial infarct (within 4 weeks)
- any uncontrolled health condition for which exercise is contraindicated
- severe lower extremity joint disease/pathology that would interfere with gait training
- subjects with BMI greater than 40
- significant cognitive impairment
- age greater than 80 years or less than 16 years
- able to complete 5 or more full heel raises with the affected ankle in standing with the knee extended with no more than one or two fingers on support surface for balance