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The Effects of a Powered Knee Orthosis on Gait Kinematics of Children With Knee Extension Deficiency

Crouch gait/walking, characterized by an 'over-flexed' knee when the leg is supporting body weight, is common in children with diagnoses of cerebral palsy, spina bifida and other incomplete

spinal cord
gait analysis
spinal cord disorder
spina bifida
deficit
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  • 10 Jul, 2022
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Evaluating an Extension Assist Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis to Improve Gait in Children With Movement Disorders

Background Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common motor disorder in children. CP often causes crouch gait, an abnormal way of walking. Knee crouch has many causes, so no single device or approach works best for everybody. This study s adjustable brace provides many types of walking assistance. Researchers will …

muscular dystrophy
movement disorders
electrical stimulation
Accepts healthy volunteers
spina bifida
  • 52 views
  • 24 Oct, 2022
  • 1 location
Laparotomy Versus Percutaneous Endoscopic Correction of Myelomeningocele

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of a fetoscopic surgical technique for antenatal correction of fetal myelomeningocele. Two surgical approaches will be utilized. The percutaneous approach will be offered to participants with a posterior placenta. The laparotomy/uterine exteriorization approach will be offered to participants regardless of …

myelomeningocele
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  • 09 Feb, 2022
  • 2 locations
Robotic Walking for Children Who Cannot Walk (RoWaCaWa)

A common problem among children with nervous system disorders is difficulty walking on their own. This has impacts beyond mobility including short and long-term health conditions associated with physical inactivity and different developmental experiences as a result of the mobility impairments. A robotic trainer can both provide rehabilitation and be …

rehabilitation therapy
nervous
neurologic findings
gait training
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  • 04 Oct, 2022
  • 1 location
The Impact of Community-based Wellness Programs on The Triple Aim

People with disabilities experience a staggering incidence of secondary conditions that can result in death or negatively impact their health, participation in the community, and quality of life. Many of these chronic secondary conditions are preventable. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement has advocated for optimizing care through programs that simultaneously …

  • 79 views
  • 07 Oct, 2022
  • 1 location
Cellular Therapy for In Utero Repair of Myelomeningocele - The CuRe Trial (CuRe)

Spina bifida, or myelomeningocele (MMC), is a disorder where the lower part of the spinal cord of the fetus is exposed, meaning there is no bone or skin covering it. This is dangerous because

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  • 07 Oct, 2022
  • 1 location
Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Skills on Wheels

Manual wheelchairs (MWCs) are widely used by children with physical disabilities, yet many of these children are unable to use their wheelchair independently. Instead, they depend on others to push them. This dependency results in limited opportunities to decide what they want to do and where they want to go, …

injuries
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  • 29 May, 2022
  • 1 location
The M2M LEADERS Project: Lakeshore Examination of Activity, Disability, and Exercise Response Study (LEADERS) (M2M LEADERS)

The purpose of this study is to test the effects of an innovative exercise program referred to as movement-2-music (M2M) on health and fitness outcomes in adults with physical/mobility disabilities. One hundred and eight participants with physical/mobility disabilities will be recruited and randomly enrolled into one of two groups: a) …

head injury
stroke
spinal cord disorder
range of motion
spina bifida
  • 89 views
  • 28 Oct, 2022
  • 1 location
Sleep-disordered Breathing in Infants With Myelomeningocele

This study aims to determine whether the risk for sleep-disordered breathing in infants with myelomeningocele (a severe form of spina bifida) differs among those who underwent fetal vs

polysomnography
spina bifida
sleep-disordered breathing
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  • 04 Oct, 2022
  • 9 locations
Prospective Cohort of Transitional Urology Patients

A transitional Urology database was created in parallel with National Spina Bifida registry to follow patients with complex congenital urogenital anomalies and be able to prospectively evaluate

cerebral palsy
myelomeningocele
  • 86 views
  • 24 Sep, 2021
  • 1 location