Touchstone Rehabilitation Accepting Participants for Ground Breaking Amputee Study

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Touchstone Rehabilitation partners with A.T. Still University & Cadence Biomedical to offer amputee patients a groundbreaking and innovative option for treatment.

This Sensory Feedback System Research Study is 16 weeks and includes two free months of therapy with 90 minute sessions that are funded by the US Department of Defense. Participants will be compensated in addition to the therapy sessions. The study will determine if amputee participants progress more quickly in their physical therapy rehabilitation using a sensory feedback system than individuals who participate in traditional physical therapy.

Touchstone Rehabilitation is now able to accept interested participants into the study with active treatment beginning the end of September. The sensory feedback study will examine the effect of vibration applied to the residual limb triggered by sensors in the shoe in different phases of gait.

The goal of the study will be to improve a person’s ability to learn to walk comfortably and Founder and owner of Touchstone Rehabilitation, Daniel Bonaroti, MPT has been in the traumatic rehabilitation field for over 15 years and has directed rehabilitation programs for clients with Spinal Cord Injuries and Amputations in Pennsylvania and Arizona, assisting clients from pediatric to adult and from ventilator dependence to high level running abilities.

Daniel has trained at world famous rehabilitation programs which include Rancho Los Amigos in California, as well as The Shriner’s Hospital for Children Spinal Cord Injury Research Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bonaroti currently serves in the Disability Ministry of Joni Eareckson-Tada and is a member and spokesperson for the American Physical Therapy

Contact us for more details on whether or not you may be a candidate for this study at

602.277.1073 or email us

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