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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Evaluation of a Spasticity Management Program for People with Multiple Sclerosis
Principal Investigator:

Lucinda Hugos

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $322,913
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The purpose of this proposal is to evaluate a new multiple sclerosis (MS) spasticity education and stretching program called MS Spasticity: Take Control (STC) in a fully powered, randomized, controlled trial for benefit after one month (short-term) of home stretching practice and sustainability of benefit after six months (medium- term) of home stretching practice. Important first steps are complete: 1) the Spasticity and MS Clinical Practice Guideline has been developed; 2) the proposed PI has...

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