Usability Testing of Affordable Haptic Robots for Stroke Therapy "Theradrive"

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Update History

15 Jul '17
The gender criteria for eligibility was updated to "All."
The eligibility criteria were updated.
New
Inclusion Criteria: - Stroke survivors at least 18 years of age with hemiplegia. - The subject's stroke must have occurred at least 3 months prior to enrollment in the study. - Low and Moderate functioning stroke survivors as measured by Fugl- Meyer - Not depressed - No more than Mild Cognitive Deficit - Participants must be able to sit upright for 4 hours at a time in Part A of the study; and 2 hours at a time, 3 days a week, for Part B of the study. - The subject's stroke must have occurred at least 3 months prior to enrollment in the study. Exclusion Criteria: - Greater than mild cognitive deficits - Greater than mild depression. A member of the research team will administer Beck's Depression Inventory (BDI) to each study participant over the phone. If the participant is found to have greater than mild depression, as measured by the BDI, they will not qualify for the study. - Receiving rehabilitation on the upper limb. - Received Botox injections within the past 3 months. - Suffering from contractures (chronic loss of joint motion) or debilitating spasticity in the upper extremity. - Experiencing greater than mild pain, and/or the PI determines that the participant should no longer continue working with the novel therapy devices, the study will be stopped.
Old
Inclusion Criteria: - Stroke survivors at least 18 years of age with hemiplegia. - The subject's stroke must have occurred at least 3 months prior to enrollment in the study. - Low and Moderate functioning stroke survivors as measured by Fugl- Meyer - Not depressed - No more than Mild Cognitive Deficit - Participants must be able to sit upright for 4 hours at a time in Part A of the study; and 2 hours at a time, 3 days a week, for Part B of the study. - The subject's stroke must have occurred at least 3 months prior to enrollment in the study. Exclusion Criteria: - Greater than mild cognitive deficits - Greater than mild depression. A member of the research team will administer Beck's Depression Inventory (BDI) to each study participant over the phone. If the participant is found to have greater than mild depression, as measured by the BDI, they will not qualify for the study. - Receiving rehabilitation on the upper limb. - Received Botox injections within the past 3 months. - Suffering from contractures (chronic loss of joint motion) or debilitating spasticity in the upper extremity. - Experiencing greater than mild pain, and/or the PI determines that the participant should no longer continue working with the novel therapy devices, the study will be stopped.
A location was updated in Philadelphia.
New
The overall status was removed for Penn Medicine Rittenhouse.