Effects of a Compliant Arm Support on Post-stroke Upper Extremity Range of Motion

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT03867838


The aim of this study is to show that a wearable compliant arm support consisting of inflatable bladders with adjustable straps to connect them to the waist and arm can meaningfully increase the reachable workspace of persons with post-stroke arm weakness.

Official Title

Effects of Post-Stroke Upper Extremity Assistance

Stanford Investigator(s)


Inclusion Criteria:

   - greater than 6 months post-stroke

   - passive abduction to 90 degrees at shoulder

   - reduced active (retro)flexion/extension at shoulder when abducted to 90 degrees

   - reduced active flexion/extension at elbow

Exclusion Criteria:

   - unable to give informed consent

   - unable to comprehend and follow instructions

   - have a condition (other than stroke) affecting sensorimotor function

   - show evidence of unilateral spatial neglect

   - unable to sit in a chair without armrests for 2 hours


device: compliant support

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305