Seon Lyul Hwang

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the spasticity and electrophysiologic effects of applying extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) to the gastrocnemius by studying F wave and H-reflex. METHOD Ten healthy adults and 10 hemiplegic stroke patients with ankle plantarflexor spasticity received one session of ESWT on the medial head of the gastrocnemius. The modified(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of lower limb strength on falls and balance in community-dwelling elderly persons by a health status questionnaire, evaluation of lower limb strength and balance. METHOD A total of 86 subjects (age 69.8±5.3) were categorized into one of two groups, "Fallers" and "Non-fallers". Thirty one participants who had reported the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical significance of motor unit number estimation (MUNE) and quantitative analysis of motor unit action potential (MUAP) in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) according to electrophysiologic severity, ultrasonographic measurement and clinical symptoms. METHOD We evaluated 78 wrists of 45 patients, who had been diagnosed with CTS(More)
The objectives of this study were to evaluate the time delays between the onset of symptoms and admission to hospital and provision of thrombolytic therapy in patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction; and to examine the accuracy of the clinical diagnosis and the therapeutic decision on thrombolysis in these patients. An observational study of 96(More)
BACKGROUND Quadriceps muscle strengthening is one of the rehabilitation strategies for improving walking in some people with gait impairments, and neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) has been used for that reason. The strengthening effect of neuromuscular magnetic stimulation (NMMS) on the quadriceps has been demonstrated in various conditions, but(More)
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