Monthly Archives: April 2015

Swiss ball enhances lumbar multifidus activity in chronic low back pain

April 29th, 2015 (No Comments)

This study investigated the effects of sitting surfaces on the cross-sectional area of lumbar multifidus (LM) in patients with Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP) and healthy controls (HC). 40 age and sex matched, sporting participants aged 18-45 years, recruited from private physiotherapy practice patients (n=20 CLBP, 16 male, 4 female, and n=20 healthy controls, 16 [...]

Fall Prevention and measures

April 23rd, 2015 (No Comments)

 Facts About one third of the elder population over the age of 65 falls each year, and the risk of falls increases proportionately with age. At 80 years, over half of seniors fall annually. Those who fall are two to three times more likely to fall again. About half (53%) of the older adults who [...]

Low back Pain Prevention

April 14th, 2015 (No Comments)

Low back pain is a very common symptom in the general population and among athletes. At some point in their lives up to 85% of the population suffer from Back pain and leads to annual cost of over 40 billion US $ in the United States (Brukner et al. 2012). Most people who experience activity-limiting [...]

The Tibion Bionic Leg

April 7th, 2015 (No Comments)

Up to 40 to 50% of individuals who survive stroke experience physical disability. The ability to stand up from sitting is an important functional activity, a prerequisite for upright mobility and an important factor for independent mobility. However, sit-to-stand (STS) is biomechanically demanding and requires higher lower extremity joint torques than walking or stair climbing. [...]

Kinesis Stroke Trial

April 6th, 2015 (No Comments)

 

Hand Therapy with FES after Stroke in Kinesis

April 6th, 2015 (No Comments)

Many patients see a marked improvement after therapy    Mr Yee 54 years old stroke patient is one of our patients that has used the Bioness Hand H200 for his hand therapy. “Bioness Hand has enabled me to grip firmly,  I can now hold a racket and use a toothbrush with it” – Mr Yee

Stroke Recovery and Kinesis Physio & Rehab Singapore

April 6th, 2015 (No Comments)

  Stroke Rehab  Many discoveries have been made in recent years about the brain. One big discovery is that on “Neuroplasticity” It is found that the brain has the capacity to change, re-organize and re-wire itself, in response to stimulation of learning and experience. This replaces the previous belief that the brain is a static [...]