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Cerebral Palsy Clinical Trials

A listing of Cerebral Palsy medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (18) clinical trials

The CHAMP Study—a multisite clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health—compares the efficacy of alternative therapies for young children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy, also known as hemiparetic cerebral palsy. Children who meet study eligibility criteria will participate at one of the three clinical sites— Roanoke, Virginia; Charlottesville, ...

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The Baby Champ Study, a clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health, compares three highly promising forms of therapy for infants and toddlers who have a diagnosis of hemiparetic cerebral palsy. Children who meet study eligibility criteria will participate at one of the two clinical sites: Roanoke, Virginia, ...

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Effectiveness of Robotic Assisted Gait Training in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Within a randomized controlled design the effects of robotic-assisted locomotor training (15 sessions within 5 weeks) will be examined in a sample of 34 children with cerebral palsy. Children will be randomly assigned to an intervention or waiting list group. Assessments will be performed at baseline, in week 6 as ...

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Constraint-Based Therapy to Improve Motor Function in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy afflicts at least two in 1,000 children in the United States and approximately 2,000,000 children worldwide. Behavioral techniques that impact the plasticity of the nervous system need to be incorporated into practical, evidence-based therapeutic interventions for this condition. CI therapy was derived from basic research with animal and ...

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Relaxation Training to Decrease Pain and Improve Function in Adolescents With Cerebral Palsy

Chronic pain is a serious problem in many youths with disabilities. There is a growing body of research supporting the efficacy of relaxation training for reducing chronic pain in adults. Given this evidence, there has been a growing interest in determining whether these findings also generalize to youths with chronic ...

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DIR/ Floortime Parent Training Intervention for the Children With Developmental Disabilities

The objective of this study is to test whether adding the parent training program using the relationship-based approach could help the children with development disabilities (DDs) would confer additional benefits over routine clinical care available to both groups in terms of improving their development and reducing behavior problems. The study ...

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Clinical Orthopaedic Data Bank (Acute and Chronic)

All patients seen the Orthopaedic clinic will be informed of the data collection and asked to participate. If the patient is agreeable to participation, informed consent will then be obtained.

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Early Movements as a Predictor of Future Developmental Delay

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a motor development problem with a prevalence of 2 per 1000 live birth. There are many etiologies to the syndrome such as: brain malformations, infections during pregnancy, pre and perinatal, anoxic brain damage etc. A high risk group for these causes is preterm infants and infants ...

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Physiological Brain Atlas Development

Purpose: To create a brain atlas that will allow physiological and clinical information to be assigned to anatomical locations in MRI space, utilizing non-rigid MRI normalization algorithms. These data will specifically be acquired from the population of patients undergoing stereotactic brain procedures. 2. To collate and analyze the brain data ...

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Evaluation of an Advanced Lower Extremity Neuroprostheses

Protocol Outline: Patents undergo surgery in which electrodes are implanted into muscles of the trunk and legs. Electrode leads are connected to an stimulator/telemeter. Following implantation, patients undergo training in standing, transfers and other advanced mobility skills using the functional electrical stimulation system. A prescribed course of exercise, functional training ...

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