衛教單張Health Education Resources
A spinal cord injury (SCI) is an acute traumatic injury that invades the spinal cord and nerves, resulting in motor, sensory and fecal dysfunction.
Pulling the joint apart by external force is called traction, for the purpose of using mechanical or non-mechanical devices for continuous or intermittent traction.
Shortwave is a deep thermotherapy. It is one of the tools of diathermy because it can generate alternating magnetic fields through electric currents at high frequency and produce heat energy when penetrating human tissues.
Ultrasound, a kind of high-speed vibration, is a high-frequency sound wave produced by the current passing through the crystal.
Torticollis is a painful and uncomfortable neurological condition. About three out of every 10,000 babies have torticollis.
The knee joint is composed of the cartilage, joint capsule, joint fluid and ligament, with the upper part connected with the thigh bone (femur) and the lower part with the calf bone (tibia).
When standing, the rubber crutch tip of axillary crutch is placed 15-20cm in front of the toes.
The patient is seated at the bedside and the wheelchair is close to the healthy side and at a 45° angle from the edge of the bed. Please note that the wheelchair brake should be secured and the footrest should be lifted to avoid danger. (as shown in the figure).
Neck pain and discomfort is one of the most common reasons patients seek medical attention.
As the elders gets older, their disability becomes more serious. However, too much care may aggravate the incapacitation.