Physical Therapy and Dalfampridine

A female student assisting with a physical therapy technique.

Susan E. Bennett, EdD, will examine the effectiveness of Dalfampridine, an FDA-approved medication to improve walking in patients with multiple sclerosis, when combined with a physical therapy program.

Principal Investigator: Susan E. Bennett, EdD

Funding Agency: Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.

Period: 09/2011-09/2013

Abstract: The project will examine the effectiveness of Dalfampridine when administered in conjunction with a 12-week physical therapy program for non-ambulatory individuals living with multiple sclerosis.