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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Machado-Joseph Disease
and you are
between 18 and 65
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Few studies evaluated the efficacy of adding weights on the lower limbs in patients with ataxic disorders. There is no current evidence on which would be the most appropriate weight for use in this context. To assess progress and benefits of using this load, gait of symptomatic carriers of spinocerebellar ataxia type 3/Machado Joseph disease the objective of the study is to evaluate the gait with and without different load weights on lower limbs. Outcomes were the Scale for the Assessment and Ataxia Rating of (SARA), kinematic gait assessment by the accelerometer and gyroscope and the Patient Global Impression (PGI) about which weight they prefer for walking.

Provided treatments

  • Device: Weight in Lower Limbs

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02906046. The sponsor of the trial is Federal University of Health Science of Porto Alegre and it is looking for 20 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Weight in Lower Limbs Improves Gait Ataxia Of in Machado-Joseph Disease Patients: A Randomized Crossover Trial