Shu-Shi Chen

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OBJECTIVE To determine exercise efficacy in improving dynamic balance in community-dwelling elderly with a fall history. METHODS Thirty-five participants were randomly assigned to a treatment (TG; n = 19, 77 ± 7 yr) or control group (CG; n = 16, 75 ± 8 yr). The TG received an individualized home exercise program, and the CG received phone calls twice per(More)
BACKGROUND The Day Center, Case Management, and Home Care components of a local senior health agency each have used different screening forms for assessing their clients for fall risk. A common instrument, easily administered by all components as part of their routine practice, would be helpful in systematically identifying elders at risk of falling.(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about the effects of Kinesio taping and therapeutic exercise on correcting forward head posture. OBJECTIVE To compare Kinesio taping versus therapeutic exercise for forward head posture on static posture, dynamic mobility and functional outcomes. METHODS Sixty subjects (31 women, 29 men) with forward head postures participated(More)
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