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

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


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.


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


Cerebrovascular Accident


BrainPort Balance Device


University of Wisconsin-Madison
United States





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

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