Albert C Lo
Affiliation: Brown University
- Improving gait in multiple sclerosis using robot-assisted, body weight supported treadmill trainingAlbert C Lo
Department of Clinical Neurosciences at Brown University, Providence VA Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02909 4799, USA
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:661-71. 2008..A promising outpatient intervention to help improve gait function with potential for addressing this treatment gap is task-repetitive gait training...
- Effects of dalfampridine on multi-dimensional aspects of gait and dexterity in multiple sclerosis among timed walk responders and non-respondersA C Lo
Mandell Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA Department of Neurology, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA Electronic address
J Neurol Sci 356:77-82. 2015..Dalfampridine extended release 10mg tablets (D-ER) have demonstrated improvement in walking for ambulatory persons with multiple sclerosis (pwMS), termed "responders."..
- Reduction of freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease by repetitive robot-assisted treadmill training: a pilot studyAlbert C Lo
VA RR and D Center of Excellence Center for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine, Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908, USA
J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:51. 2010..The purpose of this study was to examine the potential effect of continuous physical cueing using robot-assisted sensorimotor gait training on reducing FOG episodes and improving gait...
- Combination of robot-assisted and conventional body-weight-supported treadmill training improves gait in persons with multiple sclerosis: a pilot studyJennifer Ruiz
Mandell Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut J A R, M P L, E W T, A C L and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Brown University E W T, Department of Neurology, Brown University A C L, and Providence VA Medical Center A C L, Providence, Rhode Island
J Neurol Phys Ther 37:187-93. 2013....
- Effect of robot-assisted versus conventional body-weight-supported treadmill training on quality of life for people with multiple sclerosisLauren M Wier
Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 48:483-92. 2011..The results of this pilot study suggest that both types of BWSTT may improve QoL for people with gait dysfunction secondary to MS...
- Speed- and cane-related alterations in gait parameters in individuals with multiple sclerosisMilena A Gianfrancesco
West Haven Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, CT, USA
Gait Posture 33:140-2. 2011..Furthermore, gait parameters should be measured at both maximal and preferred speeds, with and without a cane, as its use may mask underlying gait impairment...
- Clinical designs of recent robot rehabilitation trialsAlbert C Lo
Department of Neurology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:S204-16. 2012..Development of rehabilitation robots for clinical use needs to occur hand in hand with well-conducted clinical trials to provide evidence of efficacy while also taking into account costs...
- Anemia is associated with poor outcomes in patients with less severe ischemic strokeJason J Sico
Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:271-8. 2013..82; 95% confidence interval, 0.30-2.22). Our data indicate that anemia is associated with in-hospital mortality or discharge to hospice in patients with less severe ischemic stroke...
- Changes in Cognitive Processing Speed, Mood, and Fatigue in an Observational Study of Persons With Multiple Sclerosis Treated With Dalfampridine-ERElizabeth W Triche
Mandell Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, Hartford, CT
Clin Neuropharmacol 39:73-80. 2016..We aim to examine effects of D-ER on cognition, depression, mood, and fatigue and to describe how these associations differ among those with and without D-ER related improvements in walking speed...
- A Pilot Study: examining the effects and tolerability of structured dance intervention for individuals with multiple sclerosisRosalind Mandelbaum
a Providence Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA
Disabil Rehabil 38:218-22. 2016..Dance is an enjoyable physical activity that has been investigated in other neurodegenerative populations but has yet to be studied in MS...
- Rationale and design of a clinical trial investigating resistance training as an aid to smoking cessation in persons with multiple sclerosisJoseph T Ciccolo
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 33:848-52. 2012..e., weight training) to be beneficial for smoking cessation in the general population; however, no study has examined the use of resistance training as an aid to cessation in those with MS...
- Robot-assisted therapy for long-term upper-limb impairment after strokeAlbert C Lo
Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Brown University, Providence, RI 02909, USA
N Engl J Med 362:1772-83. 2010..Effective rehabilitative therapies are needed for patients with long-term deficits after stroke...
- Multicenter randomized trial of robot-assisted rehabilitation for chronic stroke: methods and entry characteristics for VA ROBOTICSAlbert C Lo
Providence VA Medical Center, Brown University, VA RR and D Center of Excellence Center for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:775-83. 2009..Chronic upper extremity impairment due to stroke has significant medical, psychosocial, and financial consequences, but few studies have examined the effectiveness of rehabilitation therapy during the chronic stroke period...