Wei-Chi Hsieh

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BACKGROUND Stroke complications can occur not only in the acute ward but also during the subsequent rehabilitation period. However, existing studies have not adequately addressed the incidence of various complications among stroke in patients undergoing rehabilitation using a longitudinal method. We aimed to investigate the longitudinal impact of age on(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to measure the forefoot varus angles in subjects with and without flexible flatfoot (FF) by using laser foot-scanning technology. DESIGN In the rehabilitation laboratory of a tertiary medical center, 70 subjects with FF, ranging in age from 10 to 50 yr, were recruited. The control group consisted of 30 volunteers(More)
Objectives. To demonstrate the use of acupuncture in the lower limbs to treat myofascial pain of the upper trapezius muscles via a remote effect. Methods. Five adults with latent myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) of bilateral upper trapezius muscles received acupuncture at Weizhong (UB40) and Yanglingquan (GB34) points in the lower limbs. Modified(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate longitudinal changes in the developmental profiles of children with spastic quadriplegic (SQ) cerebral palsy (CP). Additionally, the relationship of developmental functions between the initial and final stages was determined. METHODS This prospective study enrolled forty-six children with SQ CP between(More)
Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies (HNPP) is an autosomal-dominant disorder characterized by self-limited, recurrent compressive mononeuropathies at common entrapment sites precipitated by trivial injuries. This disorder typically develops in early adulthood. Electrodiagnostic studies revealed diffuse mild demyelinating neuropathies(More)
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