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Robotic Therapy - Innovative Rehabilitation Interventions
Patients who suffer from neurological disorders often display different types and levels of motor impairment. Regaining mobility is one of the most critical challenges during rehabilitation. Physical activities have important health implications in protecting patients against other complications and ultimately in improving the patient’s quality of life.
Allergy is an immune system reaction that occurs when a patient is exposed to certain factors but those factors usually have little effect on the average person. Symptoms of overreaction include allergic rhinitis, food allergies, eczema, asthma, and anaphylaxis etc. The Hong Kong Allergy Association has pointed out that Hong Kong people are suffering from allergies to varying degrees, and the Hospital Authority data shows that there is an upward trend in the number of persons affected.
Infant Allergy Risk
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Spinal Cord Injury
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Parkinson's Disease
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Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or refinement of physical defects of form or function. Reconstructive surgery and Cosmetic/Aesthetic surgery are essential components of plastic surgery.  Plastic surgeons utilize both reconstructive and aesthetic principles to optimize the appearance, functional outcome and the quality of life of their clients.
DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. DASH diet applies to all adults, especially hypertensive patients, in order to maintain healthy heart. DASH diet mainly included low-fat, low-saturated fat, low-cholesterol food, to avoid fat blocking the blood vessels. Increase the intake of certain types of nutrients, which would effectively control and prevent hypertension. Supplemented with a combination of foods containing high magnesium, high potassium, high calcium, protein and fiber to help control the absorption of fat.