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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 (11) clinical trials

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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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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Quadriceps Muscle Plasticity in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability originating in childhood, occurring in 2-3 per 1,000 live births. Although the primary deficit in CP is injury to the brain, secondary impairments affecting muscle function such as weakness, contractures, and spasticity are often far more debilitating and lead to worsening ...

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Treatment of Drooling With Type A Botulinum Toxin in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Sialorrhea, or drooling, has been reported to be a significant problem in 10%to 37% of patients with cerebral palsy. Excessive drooling may cause skin maceration, increased the burden of caregiver, affect articulation of the patients, and increase the risk of aspiration and dehydration. Many options, including various therapies, medications, surgeries ...

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Acupuncture as Complementary Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

The proposed study is a parallel, two-arm, prospective, evaluation-blind, randomized controlled clinical trial (RCT). It has been designed to examine the effectiveness of acupuncture when used as an adjunct to intense 'conventional' physical, occupational, and hydro- therapies to improve function and quality of life in children with spastic cerebral palsy ...

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ExAblate Transcranial MRgFUS for the Management of Treatment-Refractory Movement Disorders

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and initial effectiveness of MRI-guided focused ultrasound thermal ablation of a designated area in the brain of patients suffering from movement disorder symptoms: - FUS under MRI-guidance and MRI-based thermometry can be safely delivered to patients suffering from treatment-refractory movement ...

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