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.
Head and neck cancers are usually treated by surgery. After surgery, doctors will reassess whether chemotherapy or radiotherapy is needed.
The aim of cardiac rehabilitation is to increase physical fitness and improve the prognosis of cardiovascular disease by regular exercise combined with blood pressure control, blood glucose control, smoking cessation and weight control.
Idiopathic scoliosis occurs most frequently in adolescents aged 10-17 years, and causes of scoliosis are unknown in 80% of cases.
For breast cancer patients undergoing surgery, early intervention and appropriate rehabilitation programs can maintain their quality of life and prevent complications, such as decreasing the incidence of pneumonia, promoting the circulation in the injured arm, reducing the occurrence of postoperative edema, early exercise, maintaining hand muscle strength, recovering the movement angle of the shoulder joint, preventing soft tissue adhesion, etc.
Problems that may occur after surgery include lymphedema on the upper limb of the affected side, tightness in the chest wall or underarm on the surgical side, limited shoulder mobility or pain, upper limb weakness on the affected side, and cardiorespiratory dysfunction.