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Study Title:

A Comparison of Biomechanics and Neuromuscular Control Between Walking Sticks and Walker, during Gait in Adult Scoliosis Patients

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

The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of walking sticks versus a walker on back and leg muscle activity and movement during walking in those individuals with adult scoliosis before and after surgery.

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Principal Investigator:

William F Lavelle, MD

Who can I contact for more information?

Name: Tina M Craig
Phone: 315-464-8618
Email: craigt@upstate.edu

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