The Contribution of Heels for Walking Quality Among Children With Muscular Dystrophy

A

ALYN Hospital

Status

Completed

Conditions

Symmetry
Step Time and Length
Gait Velocity
Step Time and Length Variability
Heart Rate

Treatments

Device: adding a heel

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01638169
920100239

Details and patient eligibility

About

During the stand phase the DMD foot is too plantarflexed in addition patients adopt a higher flexion and abduction of the hip in order to advance the swinging limb. The aim of this work is to assess the immediate contribution of heels for these walking disturbance in children with muscular dystrophy disease.

Enrollment

11 patients

Sex

All

Ages

6 to 15 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • age >6 yrs
  • walk without heel strike

Exclusion criteria

  • cannot understand simple instructions

Trial design

11 participants in 1 patient group

20 children with DMD
Treatment:
Device: adding a heel

Trial contacts and locations

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