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The 6-minute walk test can check on your cardio-pulmonary function, including exercise endurance, cardiorespiratory endurance, and cardiovascular function.
In case of coronary artery disease or ischemic heart disease, surgeries are often needed to solve more severe problems with blood vessel clogging. However, cardiovascular stenosis or clogging does not just happen overnight but could be resulted from the long-term cumulation of many factors.
Cardiac rehabilitation consists of regular exercises incorporating with blood pressure. Plasma glucose and weight control as well as smoke cessation to boost fitness and improve the prognosis objectives of cardiovascular diseases.
Patients with coronary art bypass grafting, aortic valve implantation, heart transplant, and thoracic aortic surgery are all suitable targets for cardiac rehabilitation programs during hospitalization.
The most common exercise for cardiopulmonary rehabilitation involves bicycle or treadmill training. The therapist will check on your level of exhaustion or measure your physiological conditions during the process such as blood pressure, heart rate and blood oxygen saturation level.
All levels of activities can improve health, even if only few minutes of activities. The risks caused by sedentary lifestyle on health are far greater than the risks of engaging in minor to intermediate-intensity exercises.
Intravenous Laser Irradiation of Blood (ILIB), formerly known as the low-intensity laser therapy or helium-neon laser therapy, is an invasive vascular irradiation therapy through vein detained needle, with risk of pain and infection during the therapy process.
Amputation is the surgical removal of all or part of a limb. After surgery, wound swelling and pain often lead to muscle atrophy and joint contracture of the residual limb. Patients should start exercise as early as possible to train muscle strength before or after amputation.
Aphasia is a common syndrome that occurs after brain injury, such as stroke, head trauma, brain tumors, degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s and brain infections.
The end of the muscle forms a long and thin band structure attached to the bone, which is the tendon. If the tendon is inflamed for various reasons, it is called tendinitis.