How to Participate
- Complete a brief eligibility questionnaire through our secure patient portal. If you're eligible for the study, the Duke Clinical Research Institute call center will contact you for more information.
- Complete additional screenings at an assessment center to confirm eligibility.
- Complete pre-surgical assessments and undergo a surgical procedure at a surgical center.
- Perform physical therapy exercises daily at home for 12 weeks, and attend follow-up visits at an assessment center every couple of months for one year.
This study is open to U.S. participants. The map below shows the locations where study sites may open. If there is not currently a site planned for your area, you still have the option to voluntarily provide your information.
If you need to travel long distances for your visits, the related costs will be reimbursed for you and your caregiver. This may include mileage, airline fees, hotel stays, and meals. Assistance with travel planning can be provided by the surgical site staff.