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Name: Carolyn P. Da Silva, PT, DSc, NCS
Title: Associate Professor
Department: Physical Therapy, Houston
Phone: 713-794-2087
Email address: mailto:ckelley@mail.twu.edu
Description of research activities: Dr. Da Silva is studying robotic-assisted body weight supported treadmill training (Lokomat) for patients following stroke and stroke survivor and spousal issues related to walking, exercise, and therapies. She is also studying strength, function, and disability in individuals with post-polio syndrome. The use of lower limb orthoses is another interest of hers.
Keywords: Stroke survivors, caregivers, post-polio syndrome, Lokomat, gait training, orthoses

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