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Research Study: Gait Training for Individuals with Progressive MS



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Gait Training for Individuals with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Researchers at Indiana University Health seek adults who have a diagnosis of Primary or Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis for a research study investigating the effects of gait and balance training on mobility and quality of life.
 To participate, individuals must meet the following criteria:
  • Be between 18-64 years of age
  • Have a confirmed diagnosis of PPMS or SPMS
  • EDSS score between  4.0-7.5
  • Have a stable course of disease-modifying therapy over the past 6 months
  • Asymptomatic (i.e., no underlying cardiovascular disease)
  • Physician approval for exercise
  • Willingness to visit the IU Health Neurosciences Center for testing and training
Individuals who agree to participate will receive
  • Free parking in the Neuroscience Center Parking Garage
  • Honorarium of $50 for completion of the initial measurements
  • Honorarium of $50 for completion of the final measurements
  • 10 weeks of rehabilitation training, 2 times per week
  • Individualized rehabilitation program from a licensed physical therapist
Please note that: All therapy training sessions will be billed to insurance.
If interested in participating in the study, please contact:
  1. Deepak Rajendra at (517) 281-2110 or
  2. Ryan Cardinal (317) 963-7050


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