DRI Study Recruiting

At the University of Delaware, the Delaware Rehabilitation Institute is currently recruiting for multiple research studies. Recruitment criteria and application instructions follow below.


ACHILLES TENDON Study

Achilles tendon study
We are looking for individuals 16 years or older (no upper age limit) who have an Achilles tendon injury (including tendinitis, tendinosis, tendinopathy, rupture, bursitis and insertional disorders). If interested, please contact Liza Walker at (302) 831-4616 or lizaj@udel.edu. Detailed information can be found in our Achilles Tendon Study brochure.

Healthy Individuals
We are looking for healthy individuals 18 years or older who are interested in participating in research studies.

ACL StudIES

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ACL SPORTS Study: We are looking for highly active athletes or individuals between the ages of 13-55 who have undergone ACL reconstructive surgery within the last year. A physical therapy evaluation is required to determine study eligibility. If you are interested, please contact Martha Callahan at (302) 831-6202 or mcall@udel.edu. Detailed information can be found in our ACL Sports Study brochure.

SIMBEX ACL Study: We are looking for highly active athletes or individuals between the ages of 13-55 who have not yet undergone ACL reconstructive surgery. The study uses strengthening and specialized neuromuscular training using a mechanical device. A physical therapy evaluation is required to determine study eligibility. If you are interested, please contact Martha Callahan at (302) 831-6202 or mcall@udel.edu.

OSTEOARTHRITIS Study

We looking for individuals 40-80 years old who currently have knee pain. If interested, please contact Liza Walker at (302) 831-4616 or lizaj@udel.edu.

 

Stroke (RECOVERY) Studies

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We are conducting several studies investigating new techniques to improve function in individuals after suffering a stroke.  If you are interested, please contact Jen Marmon at (302) 831-4615 or jmarmon@udel.edu. Detailed information can be found in our Stroke Studies brochure.

 

 

 

Stroke (Psychology) Study

We are looking for individuals between the ages of 21-85 that have suffered a single stroke.  Individuals may not have had multiple strokes, prior psychiatric disorders, hemorrhagic stroke, no disturbed consciousness and must be more than three months post stroke.  If interested, please contact Jen Marmon at (302) 831-4615 or jmarmon@udel.edu.

Healthy Individuals

We are looking for healthy individuals 18 years or older who are interested in participating in research studies. We need individuals who are without pain or health conditions.  Studies may include questionnaires, screening, strength testing, walking analysis or functional testing.  You may be compensated, depending on the study. If interested, please contact us at (302) 831-4616.