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Clinical Trial: Virtual Reality Treadmill Training for MS

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Details
Type of MS: RRMS
Treatment mode of action: To improve mobility and cognitive function
Number of Subjects: 50
Medication: Virtural Reality Treadmill Training f
Location: Kansas
Institutions: University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, Kansas, 66160 Contact Information
Dr. Hannes Devos
913-588-7459
idevos@kumc.edu

Funding:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Description

This study is testing whether a 6 week virtual reality treadmill exercise program with a trained therapist improves mobility and cognitive function.  Compensation is provided.  Available for individuals diagnosed with relapsing remitting MS and between ages of 18 and 65.  

Participants will be randomly assigned to either 18 sessions of Treadmill Training with Virtual Reality or 18 training sessions of treadmill training alone without the VR 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.

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