Music Therapy/Physical Therapy Intervention to Enhance Well-being and Functional Recovery Post-stroke
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||stroke with hemiparesis|
|Treatment||music & physical therapy|
|Sponsor||New York University School of Medicine|
|Collaborator||New York University|
|Start date||January 2012|
|End date||May 2016|
|Trial size||30 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01586221, 11-02284|
The purpose of this study is to see if group Music Therapy and Physical Therapy will help in the recovery from stroke. It is hoped that music and physical therapy in a group setting will help physical, mental, and social well-being.
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||single group assignment|
|Primary purpose||supportive care|
Subjects will received Music and Physical Therapy in a group setting.
Base Line Measurement of Hand Function
time frame: Beginning of study
Hand Function after Therapy
time frame: After completion of therapy
Male or female participants from 18 years up to 75 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: 1. Able to read and write in English 2. Unilateral stroke at least 6 months prior 3. Independent community ambulation with or without assistive devices 4. Presence of at least 5 degrees of active motion in proximal and distal upper extremity joints, suggesting presence of a neural substrate for recovery Exclusion Criteria: 1. Neurological or psychiatric disease such as clinical depression 2. Hearing deficits 3. History of surgery or other significant injury that could preclude task performance 4. Complicating medical problems such as uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes with signs of neuropathy, and previous neurological illness such as head trauma, prior stroke, epilepsy or demyelinating disease 5. Any factors that may put the subject at significant risk or confound study results
|Official title||A Collaborative Music Therapy/Physical Therapy Intervention to Enhance Well-being and Functional Recovery Post-stroke|
|Principal investigator||Preeti Raghavan, MD|
|Description||The purpose of the study is to investigate the feasibility and efficacy of an "enriched," combined music therapy/physical therapy (MT/PT) rehabilitation intervention that addresses physical, psychological, and social well-being simultaneously in a group setting to enhance post-stroke recovery. The intervention will be implemented through collaboration between the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at NYU Steinhardt and the Motor Recovery Laboratory at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, NYU Medical Center.|
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