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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Development of sensory augmentation methods to improve post-stroke gait stability
Principal Investigator:

Jesse C Dean

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2019 - July 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $260,017
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Following a stroke, deficits in independent mobility are a primary contributor to decreased quality of life. Many stroke survivors, including the approximately 15,000 American veterans who experience a stroke each year, are prevented from returning to their prior levels of activity participation or involvement in the community. A major cause of mobility deficits is gait instability, which can result in an increased risk of falls or an increased fear of falling, either of which can limit independ...

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