Physical Telerehabilitation in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis with Significant Mobility Impairment
Technical Report,30 Sep 2017,29 Sep 2018
TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY New York United States
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Purpose The clinical benefits of physical rehabilitation in patients with multiple sclerosis with significant mobility impairment PwMSMI have been well documented. However multiple barriers limit ability of these patients to continuously participate in rehabilitation programs. The purpose of this project is to conduct a pilot clinical trial aimed at establishing the extent of impact of the proposed patient-centered physical telerehabilitation model on functional and symptom outcomes in PwMSMI. Scope This report covers activities carried out during the Year 2 of the project. The major tasks during the reporting period comprised Task 2 Identify and Enroll Eligible Study Subjects during Months7-27 and Task 3 Conduct Randomized Controlled Trial during Months 7-27. Major findings The Task 2 was successfully completed. The Task 3 has been implemented as planned. Overall,91 potentially eligible patients were recruited, 74 patients were screened, and 58 patients were consented and enrolled into the study.
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