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Use of the BrainPort® Balance Device to Improve Balance in Adults With Balance Deficits Due to Stroke

2014-08-27 03:34:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the BrainPort balance device in improving balance in people with balance deficits due to stroke.

Description

Following baseline assessments, subjects participate in 5 consecutive days (10 hours) of clinic training with the BrainPort balance device with a Physical Therapist. Assessments are repeated at the end of clinic training. Following clinic training, subjects take the device home to use for two (2) 20 minute training sessions each day. Subjects return to the clinic for one (1) day of testing after using the device at home for 7 weeks.

Study Design

Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cerebrovascular Accident

Intervention

BrainPort Balance Device

Location

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Middleton
Wisconsin
United States
53562

Status

Completed

Source

Wicab

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:34:45-0400

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