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JRCT ID: jRCTs052220076

Registered date:16/08/2022

HAL for PwH Study

Basic Information

Recruitment status Recruiting
Health condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedHemostatic Disorders
Date of first enrollment16/08/2022
Target sample size24
Countries of recruitment
Study typeInterventional
Intervention(s)Rehabilitation therapy using HAL


Primary OutcomeChanges in pain assessed by Visual Analog Scale during flexion-extension exercises after a standard rehabilitation program and during subsequent HAL-assisted or unassisted flexion-extension exercises.
Secondary Outcome1)mount of change in the Japanese version of TSK after the first and second rehabilitation sessions from the time of patient enrollment. 2)Satisfaction with rehabilitation, fatigue of rehabilitation, and following parameters before and after the rehabilitation program: pain, fear of pain due to movement, muscle output, joint range of motion, stance stability, gait stability, and thermal information on body surface

Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Age minimum>= 12age old
Age maximum<= 85age old
Include criteria1)Patients with hemostatic disorders who are treated at a Nara Medical University Hospital. 2)Patients with pain and physical function impairment who require rehabilitation therapy targeting elbow, knee, or ankle joint. 3)Patients between 12 and 85 years old. 4)Patients with written consent.
Exclude criteria1)Patients who are unable to fit HAL due to their severe joint deformities. 2)Post-arthrodesis patients. 3)Patients with fragile skin and potential skin damage due to electrode attachment. 4)Patients with implanted pacemakers or ICDs. 5)Patients with cardiovascular or respiratory diseases that may worsen with rehabilitation therapy. 6)Patients who have difficulty understanding explanations and instructions. 7)Patients with moderate or severe involuntary movements, ataxia, and postural reflex disorders. 8)Patients with severe contractures or spasticity. 9)Patients with difficulty in hemostatic treatments, such as patients with high titer inhibitory antibody or patients with inhibitory antibody who previously demonstrated poor response to antibody-neutralizing treatment. 10)Other patients determined to be inappropriate by the doctors.

Related Information


Public contact
Name Asuka Sakata
Address 840 Shijo-Cho, Kashihara, Nara,Japan Nara Japan 634-8522
Telephone +81-744-22-3051
Affiliation Nara Medical University Hospital
Scientific contact
Name Midori Shima
Address 840 Shijo-Cho, Kashihara, Nara,Japan Nara Japan 634-8522
Telephone +81-744-22-3051
Affiliation Nara Medical University Hospital