A Study to Understand the Differences of Walking on a Treadmill and Overground in Patients with Parkinson's Disease
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- 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.
- Rochester, Minnesota: 16-009037
Sponsor Protocol Number: 16-009037
About this study
The purpose of this study is to compare treadmill walking and over ground walking gait characteristics in people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- Subjects must have a medical diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease or be a healthy age-comparable adult.
- Subjects must be capable of ambulating independently for 12 minutes to be included in the study.
- Subjects who have impaired cognition as assessed by the Montreal Cognitive Assessment.
- Subjects who are unable to ambulate continuously for 12 minutes.
- Subjects who have a past history of neurologic conditions other than Parkinson’s disease.
- Subjects who have any orthopedic, cardiovascular, pulmonary, or visual condition affecting the subject’s ability to walk.
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
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Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Debra Ness, P.T., DScPT, NCS
Closed for enrollment
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