This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions stroke, ankle injuries
Treatment ankle-foot orthosis
Sponsor Beijing Institute of Technology
Collaborator China Rehabilitation Research Center
Start date January 2013
End date February 2013
Trial size 2 participants
Trial identifier NCT01942772, byang421


Ankle rehabilitation training becomes a tough question for the patients with ankle joint injuries especially with the hemiplegia after stroke. Here a novel powered ankle foot orthoses which can provide ankle dorsiflexion and plantar flexion assistant using electric motor is proposed in this paper. The mechanical structure of the orthoses includes wearing parts, ankle joint hinged part, driving unit, transmission mechanism and sensing units. This study provides a new method for ankle foot orthoses design and has great significance for ankle rehabilitation.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose treatment
wearing experiment,motion experiment
ankle-foot orthosis

Primary Outcomes

good performance of the ankle foot orthosis
time frame: one month

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 15 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - ankle joint injuries about dorsiflexion and plantar flexion - Ability to keep balance independently Exclusion Criteria: - ankle joint injuries about varus and valgus rehabilitation - two assistants needed while walking

Additional Information

Official title Design of A Powered Ankle Foot Orthoses for Ankle Rehabilitation
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2013.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Beijing Institute of Technology.