Long Term Split Belt Treadmill Training for Stroke Recovery


Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- stroke or hemiparesis (>6 months post stroke)
- able to walk but has residual gait deficit (including those who walk with a cane or walker)
- This is their first and only stroke
- Able to walk for 5 minutes at their self-paced speed
- Adults age 20-80

Exclusion Criteria

- Cerebellar signs (e.g.ataxic hemiparesis)
- Any neurologic condition other than stroke
- Insulin dependent diabetes
- Congestive heart failure
- Peripheral artery disease with claudication
- Pulmonary or renal failure
- Unstable angina
- Uncontrolled hypertension (>190/110 mmHg)
- Dementia
- Severe aphasia
- Orthopedic or pain conditions that limit walking
- Total joint replacement in the lower extremities
- Pregnancy