MS Research at Kessler Foundation

Robotic Exoskeleton Therapy on Mobility and Cognition in MS

This study examines the usefulness of a wearable robotic exoskeleton device to improve learning, memory, and walking in people with MS. 

Actively Recruiting
Yes
Duration

Participants are enrolled in either group conventional physical therapy or group robotic therapy 2x a week for 8 weeks. There is follow-up testing after weeks 4 and 8 of training 

Inclusion Criteria
  • Individuals diagnosed with progressive MS. 
  • 18-75 years of age. 
  • Able to walk with the assistance of a cane/crutch or walker.
  • Have some cognitive disability.
  • No history of neurological illness other than MS. 
Compensation

$180.00.

Research Categories
Multiple Sclerosis