Ambulation Study in Multiple Sclerosis
This is a study comparing clinical tests of walking and balance. The goal of this study is to discover which of those tests are best at predicting walking problems due to MS.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||A Prospective Study of Clinical Indices as Predictors of Ambulatory Effectiveness in Multiple Sclerosis|
|Study Start Date:||April 2005|
|Study Completion Date:||January 2009|
This study includes:
Three study visits to the MS Center at Evergreen; wearing a pedometer for two, one-week periods to record walking during regular daily activities; keeping a diary for any walking problems such as falls and slips.
Subjects must meet the following criteria:
Diagnosis of MS (any form); 18-70 years of age; be on stable MS treatment OR no MS treatment for the last three months; no scheduled hospitalization in the next six months.