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.


ACL Sports Study

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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.

 

Stroke (Walking) Studies

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We are conducting several studies investigating new techniques to improve walking in individuals after suffering a stroke.  If you are interested, please contact Liza Walker at (302) 831-4616 or lizaj@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 Martha Callahan at (302) 831-6202 or mcall@udel.edu.

Total Joint Replacement Study

We generally look for individuals between 45-85 years old who are scheduled for, planning to undergo, or have recently had total knee or total hip replacement surgery. If interested, please contact Liza Walker at (302) 831-4616 or lizaj@udel.edu. Detailed information can be found in our Joint Replacement Study brochure.

Total Hip Replacement Study

We are looking for individuals between the ages of 35-85 with hip arthritis who are planning to undergo surgery because of hip pain.  If interested, please contact Liza Walker at (302) 831-4616 or lizaj@udel.edu. Detailed information can be found in our Hip Replacement Study brochure.

Total Knee Replacement Study

We are looking for individuals 50-85 years old who have had a total knee replacement within the past 2 years.  If interested, please contact Liza Walker at (302) 831-4616 or lizaj@udel.edu. Detailed information can be found in our Knee Replacement Study brochure.

Healthy Individuals

We are looking for healthy individuals between the ages of 50-85 years old 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) 831-4615.