A Study to Evaluate Elbow Flexion Electromyography Characterization After Brachial Plexus Injury


About this study

The purpose of this study is to measure the electromyographic (EMG) activity in adults who have been affected by a brachial plexus injury. Results from this study will aid in the design of assistive upper extremity orthotic devices.



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.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals between 18 and 65 years of age.
  • Individuals who have undergone surgical reconstruction of the brachial plexus.
  • Individuals in good neuromuscular health with no previous musculoskeletal disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals under 18 or over 65 years of age


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

Kenton Kaufman, Ph.D.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Emily Miller



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