UPfront Walking Study
Do you have some difficulty with walking, climbing stairs, or doing daily chores?
The purpose of this research study is to understand why some older people develop problems with walking.
We will examine how mild electrical stimulation of the brain might improve walking function. Some volunteers will be eligible to participate in a 6-week walking therapy program.
For more information, please call or email:
- 866-386-7730 (toll-free)
- Physical performance tests
- Mild electrical stimulation of the brain
- Walking therapy for some participants
- Age 65 or older
- Have some difficulty with walking, climbing stairs or doing chores
- Willing to participate in a 6-week walking therapy program
Study Information Flyer
Can be done from home
KeywordsAging, Walking, Climbing, Physical therapy
Principal InvestigatorDavid Clark, MD
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