The Effect of Powered-Knee Exoskeleton Assist on Stair Climbing in Acute CVA

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Patient in the inpatient rehabilitation setting
- less that 3 months post-hemorrhagic or ischemic cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
- No previous diagnosis or treatment for CVA
- Acute inpatient rehabilitation discharge goal of stair negotiation
- 18 years of age or older
- Waist and leg circumference and lower extremity lengths appropriate for a comfortable and safe fit in the Keeogo study device
- Medical clearance from a Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (SRALAB) inpatient physician

Exclusion Criteria

- Unwilling to participate
- Unable to provide autonomous consent due to cognitive or communication impairment
- Legally blind
- Pregnant or lactating
- Skin condition that contraindicates use of orthotics or support braces
- History of multiple CVA
- History of any additional neuropathology diagnosis, such as Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, or spinal cord injury