The Effect of AposTherapy on the Level of Pain, Function and Quality of Life in Patients With Neuro-muscular and Neurological Disorders
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01266382
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2009 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The purpose of the study is to examine the effect of a new biomechanical device and treatment methodology (AposTherapy) on gait patterns, pain, function and quality of life of patients with musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. Based on previous reports the investigators hypothesis that this therapy will have a positive effect on these measurements.
a biomechanical device including 2 hemispheric biomechanical elements attached to a platform in a form of a shoe. the biomechanical device is calibrated to each patient by a physiotherapist specialized with the treatment methodology. patient are instructed to walk indoor with the device. time of exercise is gradually increase
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 85 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Lower limb joint replacement
Lower limbs fractures
Spinal disorders including LBP w/wo refered symptoms, radiculopathy, spinal stenosis