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Upstate Active Clinical Trials

Study Title:

Randomized Trial of the Innovative Neurotronics WalkAide Compared to Conventional Ankle-Foot Orthosis (AFO) in Stroke Patients (INSTRIDE)

What is the purpose of the study? (in Layman's terms, please describe the study)

To establish equivalence of incremental benefit to standard of care Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) for patients with foot drop due to stroke, and to assess the functional improvement of ambulation and improved activities of daily living.

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Principal Investigator:

Margaret A Turk, MD

Who is eligible?

90 days post stroke, eligible for Medicare

What is involved if I participate?

  • How long is the study?
    12 months
  • Is transportation provided or reimbursed?
  • Is parking provided or reimbursed?
  • What tests and procedures are involved?
    10 m walk, Modified Emory Functional Ambulation Profile, Gait Rite testing, Berg Balance Scale, 6 minute Walk Test, Stroke Impact Scale, Stroke Specific Quality of Life Inventory.

Where will the study take place?

Upstate Medical University

Who can I contact for more information?

Name: Lynne Romeiser-Logan, PT, PhD, PCS
Phone: 315-464-5820
Email: [email protected]

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