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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A novel mechanics-based intervention to improve post-stroke gait stability
Principal Investigator:

Jesse C Dean

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $64,450
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Independent mobility, the ability of an individual to successfully and safely navigate through their environment, is a primary contributor to quality of life. Unfortunately, mobility often decreases following a stroke, preventing many stroke survivors from returning to typical levels of activity participation. A major contributor to reduced mobility is gait instability, which can limit function either by increasing the risk of falls or by increasing the fear of falling. Several existing rehabili...

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