Energy Costs of Spasticity in Spinal Cord Injury: A Pilot Investigation

Status: Terminated
Location: See location...
Intervention Type: Other
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Not Applicable
SUMMARY

The purpose of this study is to determine if there is a relationship between spasticity and relative changes in Basal Energy Expenditure in persons with spinal cord injury.

Eligibility
Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 18
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
View:

• C1-T10 SCI at least 1 year post injury

• Spasticity in the legs

• Veteran

Locations
United States
Virginia
McGuire VA Medical Center
Richmond
Time Frame
Start Date: January 2008
Completion Date: July 2010
Participants
Target number of participants: 20
Treatments
Experimental: 1
Weaning of Spasticity Medication over a three day period while measuring Modified Ashworth Scale and Penn Spasm Frequency Score. Then titration of medication back to previous dose over a three day period.
Related Therapeutic Areas
Sponsors
Leads: Virginia Commonwealth University

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