Yen-Nung Lin

Yen-Nung Lin
Wan Fang Hospital · Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

MD, MS

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Additional affiliations
August 2019 - present
Taipei Medical University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
July 2016 - present
Wan-Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University
Position
  • Managing Director

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Publications (54)
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Objective: To investigate the effects of various rehabilitative interventions aimed at enhancing poststroke motor recovery by assessing their effectiveness when compared with no treatment or placebo and their superiority when compared with conventional training program (CTP). Data source: A literature search was based on 19 Cochrane reviews and...
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Background: Technology-assisted gait training (TAGT) with body weight support (BWS) has been designed to provide high numbers of repetitions during stepping practice, but its benefits have been inconclusive. Objective: We evaluated the superiority of TAGT over conventional overground training (COT) to judge the clinical benefits. Methods: We s...
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Background & aims: The beneficial effects of protein supplementation on aerobic exercise-induced gains in patients with stroke are currently unknown. This study evaluated the feasibility and potential value of protein supplementation with aerobic exercise among stroke survivors. Methods: This double-blinded randomized controlled pilot study incl...
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Background Trials that assessed the impact of protein supplementation on endurance training adaptations have reported conflicting findings. Objective To determine the impact of protein supplementation during chronic endurance training on aerobic capacity, body composition and exercise performance in healthy and clinical populations. Design A syst...
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Background: . Wearable exoskeletons are a recently developed technology. Objectives: The present systematic review aimed to investigate the effect of a wearable exoskeleton on post-stroke walking by considering its use in a gait training system and simply as an orthosis assisting walking. Methods: We systematically searched for randomised and...
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Research Objectives To explore the courses of participation among younger patients (< 65 years) with stroke in Taiwan following their discharge and to identify the predictors of these courses. Design Prospective, longitudinal cohort study with repeated-measures. Setting Acute care settings in Taiwan. Participants A total of 570 patients with str...
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Objective: To investigate the effect of force applied during massage on relieving nonspecific low back pain (LBP). Methods: This single-blinded, randomized controlled trial enrolled 56 female patients with nonspecific LBP at a single medical center. For each participant, the therapist performed a 30 min massage session (20 min general massage an...
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Background The proportion of older adults and individuals with disabilities in the general population increases each year. Thus, clinical clerkships designed for physiotherapy interns should provide more than simply knowledge and skills. For such interns to be able to handle the requirements of their future jobs, clerkships must enable them to deve...
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Background: Robot-assisted gait training (RAGT) is a practical treatment that can complement conventional rehabilitation by providing high-intensity repetitive training for patients with stroke. RAGT systems are usually either of the end-effector or exoskeleton types. We developed a novel hybrid RAGT system that leverages the advantages of both ty...
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Objective: Our aim was to evaluate the feasibility of our developed intelligent cardiopulmonary training system (ICTS) and of the percentage of time spent within the target HR range (%time) as an indicator of adherence to training intensity. Methods: In this noncontrolled trial, nine participants with sedentary lifestyles were recruited from the ou...
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The aims of this study were (1) to compare the effect of robot-assisted gait orthosis (RAGO) plus conventional physiotherapy with the effect of conventional therapy alone on functional outcomes, including balance, walking ability, muscle strength, daily activity, and cognition, in chronic stroke patients, and (2) to determine the association of adj...
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Objectives: This study assessed the effectiveness, compliance, and safety of dextrose prolotherapy for patients with knee osteoarthritis. Data sources: PubMed, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library Database, and the Scopus database from their inception to December 31, 2021. Methods: This study was conducted in accordance with the guidelines recommended...
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Background: Community participation is an indicator of recovery for younger adults after stroke who generally have a greater need to return to society than do older adults. However, little is known about the trends of participation and their determinants in this population. Objective: To explore the trends of community participation by younger (...
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Despite the increasing popularity of table tennis worldwide, few studies have focused on table tennis injuries.This study aimed to investigate the injury profiles, including the injury rate, types, locations, and risk factors, among nonprofessional collegiate table tennis athletes in Taiwan.We performed an online investigation among collegiate tabl...
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Background: Robot-assisted gait training (RAGT) is a practical treatment adjunctive to conventional rehabilitation to provide high-intensity repetitive training for patients with stroke. The robot models designed are usually either the end-effector type or the exoskeleton type. We developed a novel hybrid RAGT system that combines the advantages of...
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Background: Falling is a major public health concern of elderly people. We aimed to determine if lean mass and spatiotemporal gait parameters could predict the risk of falling in elderly women and also study the relationships between lean mass and gait characteristics. Methods: Twenty-four community women were prospectively recruited (mean age,...
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Background Orthopedic insoles (OIs) with medial arch support and heel cushion are widely used to manage lower extremity injuries, but their effects on postural balance in patients with chronic stroke have not been adequately explored. Methods : Design: Double-blinded, sham-controlled, randomized crossover trial. Participants: A total of 32 ambulat...
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Importance: The effects of robot-assisted task-oriented training with tangible objects among patients with stroke remain unknown. Objective: To investigate the effects of robot-assisted therapy (RT) with a Gloreha device on sensorimotor and hand function and ability to perform activities of daily living (ADLs) among patients with stroke. Design...
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Introduction Stroke can lead to life-long disability and constitutes a huge financial burden on the family and society. Stroke survivors with cognitive impairment often experience considerable challenges in the process of recovery and returning to society. Interventions that effectively help individuals resume essential daily activities and return...
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Objectives: Prolotherapy or proliferative therapy is a treatment option for damaged connective tissues involving the injection of a solution (proliferant) which theoretically causes an initial cell injury and a subsequent "proliferant" process of wound healing via modulation of the inflammatory process. Nonetheless, the benefits of dextrose prolot...
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This case report presents oropharyngeal dysphagia due to oromandibular and cervical dystonia, a rare consequence of aseptic meningitis. A 19-year-old male who was diagnosed with aseptic meningitis visited the rehabilitation outpatient clinic for a sense of foreign body in his throat and odynophagia. Repetitive involuntary movements of his facial, t...
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Purpose: To learn about the experiences of stroke recovery among young stroke survivors in Taiwan and to elucidate the beliefs, goals, and facilitators of and barriers to their recovery. Methods: A qualitative approach was used for data collection, and data were obtained from five focus groups consisting of stroke survivors aged 20-64 years (n =...
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Objective: To identify predictors of admission to post-acute inpatient rehabilitation settings following acute care for stroke survivors in Taiwan. Design: Prospective observation study. Participants: Stroke survivors (n = 558) admitted to acute care wards for inpatient rehabilitation (62% male; mean age 60.0 ± 12.2 years). Methods: The prim...
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Objective: To determine whether dextrose prolotherapy offers clinical benefits in patients with shoulder pain and bursitis. Design: Double-blinded, randomized controlled trial. Setting: Outpatient rehabilitation department of a single medical center. Participants: Fifty patients who had received a diagnosis of shoulder pain and bursitis thro...
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Date Presented 03/27/20 We explored the experiences of clients and their therapists using strategy training in outpatient settings in Taiwan with qualitative data to understand the benefits and challenges that they perceived during the intervention. Findings of this study support the use of strategy training in individuals with chronic stroke and b...
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Background: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a customized interactive video game-based (IVGB) training on balance in older adults with mild-to-moderate Parkinson's disease (PD). Methods: In this 12-week crossover trial, PD patients ≥65 years of age were randomly divided into Group A (a 6-week intervention phase followed by a 6-w...
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Background Obesity has long been considered a risk factor for breast cancer–related lymphedema (BCRL), but the benefits of weight reduction in managing BCRL have not been clearly established. Objective To evaluate the beneficial effects of weight loss interventions (WLIs) on the reduction and prevention of BCRL. Methods We conducted a systematic...
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Importance: Before introducing strategy training into a cross-cultural (Chinese) context, it is necessary to evaluate its feasibility. Objective: To examine the feasibility of applying strategy training to improve participation outcomes of rehabilitation patients in Taiwan and evaluate the potential intervention effects. Design: A single-group...
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Barium aspiration into the tracheobronchial tree is a remarkable warning sign of dysphagia‐related aspiration pneumonia. Clinical swallowing assessment is warranted for patients with aspiration pneumonia and videofluoroscopic swallowing study is a good add‐on tool for dysphagia treatment plan. In patients with Parkinson's disease, dysphagia is ofte...
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Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of traction in improving low back pain, functional outcome, and disk morphology in patients with herniated intervertebral disks. Data Source PubMed, Scopus, Embase, and the Cochrane Library were searched from the earliest record to July 2019. Review methods We included randomized control trials which (1) in...
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Many studies to date have conducted a meta-analysis on a mix of effectiveness and superiority studies. This methodological flaw will lead to difficulties in interpreting the results. We addressed this issue in this article, illustrated our point with a simulated experiment, and re-analyzed a recent meta-analysis study based on the effectiveness-sup...
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Purpose For early prevention, information regarding the incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) in middle-aged patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may be more beneficial than that regarding MACE prevalence. But, literature comparing the incidence and risk of MACEs in middle-aged patients with CKD with the controls using a po...
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Background: Having motor impairment since childhood and being at risk of osteoporosis and falls, adults with polio would be more likely to suffer a hip fracture (HF) and may experience different epidemiological characteristics from the general population. Objective: To estimate the risk and incidence of HF in adults with polio. Design: Using a...
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Background: Intermittent theta burst stimulation (iTBS) was widely used in stroke rehabilitation and was more efficient than repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in terms of inducing larger motor evoked potential and producing longer effects. To our knowledge, the outcomes are not available combining rehabilitation and iTBS for improving m...
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Background: Lateral epicondylitis is frequently seen in racquet sport players and the treatments are usually symptomatic rather than curative. Taping therapy is cheap and easy to apply in the sport field. In this study we valued the effectiveness of Kinesio taping (KT) on immediate pain control for patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis. Met...
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Background: The potential benefits of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), applied either alone or as a combination treatment, on recovery of lower extremities after stroke have been insufficiently studied. Objective: To evaluate the effect of priming with 1-Hz rTMS over contralesional leg motor area with a double cone coil prior...
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Background: Robot-assisted gait training has been introduced as a practical treatment adjunctive to traditional stroke rehabilitation to provide high-intensity repetitive training. The design of robots is usually based on either the end-effector and exoskeleton method. The novel Robot Gait Training System (RGTS), a hybrid mixed type of end-effecto...
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We compared subjective and objective measurements of symptoms of dizziness and postural stability in patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) during the first week following the injury. We recruited 244 patients with mTBI and 105 controls. The Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) and modified Clinical Test of Sensory Integration and Balance w...
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Objective: To determine whether therapeutic taping, which includes elastic (Kinesio tape) and non-elastic (Leukotape) taping, is superior to control taping in improving pain and functions for patients with knee arthritis. To understand whether both elastic and non-elastic taping are beneficial. Methods: We searched the PubMed and Scopus database...
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Objective: To identify the association between body composition and newly developed carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and search for the best probabilistic cutoff value of associated factors to predict subjects with physical disabilities developing new CTS. Design: Longitudinal. Setting: A serial yearly physical check-up program for full-time emplo...
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We prospectively investigated the psychometric properties of the Quality of Life after Brain Injury (QOLIBRI) among older patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The 37-item QOLIBRI comprises 6 domains (cognition, self, daily life and autonomy, social relationships, emotions, and physical problems). We recruited 333 patients ≥60 years of age wi...
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Objective: This study evaluated the reliability and validity of a convenient method that uses the real-time feedback surface electromyography (sEMG) to control muscle activation while measuring the MEP recorded from the quadriceps muscle in patients with stroke. Methods: It measured the MEP parameters as well as the clinical assessment at initia...
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In this study, we intended to evaluate whether swallow treatment with neuromuscular electrical stimulation is superior to that without neuromuscular electrical stimulation, and whether neuromuscular electrical stimulation alone is superior to swallow therapy. We searched the PubMed and Scopus databases from their earliest record to 31 December 2014...
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Objective: To evaluate the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on mobility among patients with substantial leg impairment after subacute stroke. Design: Double-blinded, stratified, randomized trial involving a sham control group. Participants: Patients who developed unilateral hemiplegia after first-ever subacute str...
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Background: Patients with physical disabilities more often have median neuropathies of the wrist and more than 70% of wheelchair users are overweight or obese. Aim: To explore the effects of body composition on the occurrence of distal median neuropathy and to search for the best probabilistic cutoff value of indicators to predict the likelihood...
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Purpose: The objective of this study was to develop an ICF core set describing sub-acute spinal cord injury (SCI) specifically for Taiwanese patients. Methods: A consensus process using three rounds of Delphi technique was conducted. Twenty multidisciplinary participants from various institutions were recruited. The questionnaire used in this st...
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To explore the environmental effects on the disabilities of people post stroke and to search for the best probabilistic cut-off value of the WHO Disability Assessment Schedule second edition (WHODAS 2.0) scores to predict people post stroke experiencing an access barrier to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health cate...
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Background: The International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) provides a framework for measuring functioning and disability based on a biopsychosocial model. Aim: The aim of this study was to develop comprehensive and brief ICF core sets for morbid obesity for disability assessment in Taiwan. Design: Observational...
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Objective: To determine the psychometric properties of the Quality of Life After Brain Injury (QOLIBRI) in Chinese persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in Taiwan. Participants: Three hundred one patients with TBI were interviewed face-to-face at baseline; of these, 132 completed a follow-up assessment 1 year later. Settings: Neurosurgery...
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The purpose of this study was to develop an ICF core set for post-stroke disability assessment and verification of bio-psycho-social problems. Using the Delphi method, a consensus process was conducted. In total, 24 multidisciplinary experts from different institutions completed the consensus process. The questionnaire for the study comprised 144 I...

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Protein supplementation helps to augment exercise-induced gains in fitness, functions, and body compositions. The project aims to evaluate the beneficial effects of protein supplementation with exercise training among patients with stroke.