A Study to Support the Use of Digital Tools to Evaluate a Patient's Range of Motion


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 13-008651
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 13-008651

About this study

The purpose of this study is to find out if digital media can be used to accurately evaluate a patient's range of motion after surgery, and save them trips back to the clinic for possibly unnecessary follow-up.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:     

  • Any person who volunteers to have their extremities photographed.

Exclusion Criteria:    

  • Any patient who is unwilling to participate 
  • Any pregnant woman.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Alexander Shin, M.D.

Closed for enrollment


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