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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Use of a Powered Orthotic Exoskeleton to Promote Mobility Through Improved Squat, Knee Flexion and Loading of the Paretic Leg in Persons with Chronic Stroke
Principal Investigator:

Ann M. Spungen

Location: Bronx, NY
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2023
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Ninety percent of stroke survivors have clinically significant gait impairments that lead to secondary medical complications, including cardiovascular deconditioning and reduced quality of life (QOL). Several rehabilitative interventions that increase the level of activity and mobility have been shown to be beneficial. Challenges posed by most of these locomotor gait training interventions require recurring visits to a rehabilitation center. The recent development of novel powered exoskeletons o...

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