A Study to Develop Technology for Increasing In-Seat Movement to Prevent Sitting-Acquired Pressure Injuries in Wheelchair Users


About this study

The purpose of this study is to provide wheelchair users with personal-use technology that provides effective feedback to increase movement to prevent pressure injuries across all 3 parts of the study.


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. 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.

Will invite 10 adult individuals who use a manual or power wheelchair for their primary form of mobility due to a spinal cord injury invited from another study or physician referral

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Susan Hallbeck, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Sarah Gifford CCRP

(507) 422-5848


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