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Clinical Trial: Virtual Reality for MS

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Type of MS: RRMS
Treatment mode of action: To improve walking
Number of Subjects: 72
Medication: Treadmill training plus Virtual Reality
Location: Illinois
Institutions: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Contact Information
Emily Pike
217-244-7006
epike@illinois.edu

Funding:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Description

Researchers are looking at the impact of virtual reality on walking for individuals with relapse and remitting Multiple Sclerosis.

The intervention group will receive 18 sessions of Treadmill Training with Virtual Reality and the active control comparison will receive 18 training sessions of treadmill training alone without the Virtual Reality simulation All interventions will be delivered by therapists trained in the standard protocols. All subjects will be trained 3 times a week for 6 weeks, each session will last approximately 45 minutes.Training progression will be based on increasing both motor and cognitive challenges, individualized to the participant's level of performance.
 

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