Gait Stability of People With Lower-limb Amputations
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kim Parker, Capital District Health Authority, Canada
First received: June 3, 2009
Last updated: September 18, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether there are quantifiable differences in walking stability, as measured by the acceleration of the trunk or the variation in step length, between people with unilateral below-knee amputations from vascular reasons or from trauma reasons.
||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
||Gait Stability of People With Lower-limb Amputations
| Study Start Date:
| Study Completion Date:
| Primary Completion Date:
||August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
People with a unilateral below-knee amputations due to a vascular reason
People with a below-knee amputation due to nonvascular reasons
People with no gait impairments.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years and older
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Prosthetic outpatient clinic of one rehabilitation centre
- be over the age of 18;
- be able to walk comfortably for a minimum of two (2) minutes;
- be willing to take part in the study, including signing the consent after carefully reading it;
- be able to read and understand English and follow verbal and visual instructions;
- are competent to give informed consent or have a proxy with power of attorney.
- have an unilateral, transtibial amputation;
- been fitted with a prosthesis for over six weeks.
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below.
For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00915109
|Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre
|Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 4K4 |
No publications provided
||Kim Parker, Rehabilitation Engineer, Capital District Health Authority, Canada
History of Changes
|Other Study ID Numbers:
|Study First Received:
||June 3, 2009
||September 18, 2012
||Canada: Health Canada
Keywords provided by Nova Scotia Health Authority:
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 31, 2015