A Wearable "Balance Booster" - Stepping Closer to the Market
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02115633|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 16, 2014
Results First Posted : October 30, 2018
Last Update Posted : October 30, 2018
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
|Study Design||Allocation: Randomized; Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment; Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor); Primary Purpose: Treatment|
Device: Walkasins ON
Device: Walkasins OFF
|Recruitment Details||Thirty-one male community-dwelling veterans, ages 56-84, who experienced sensory peripheral neuropathy and balance problems, participated in the trial.|
Study limitations included the following:
- The study was not blinded.
- The study involved a small group consisting of males only.
- The study was only short-term (<3 hours).