Ankle rehabilitation device "Power Assist Leg" is a must-see for those who want to improve the effect of rehabilitation to prevent disuse syndrome

query_builder 2021/02/19

Ankle rehabilitation should be done continuously. This is because when the amount of exercise is reduced due to an ankle disorder, muscle mass and strength are reduced, which can cause different symptoms.

For continuous rehabilitation, we recommend the Power Assist Leg, a device that can be used at home. By moving your ankles every day while using rehabilitation equipment, you can expect to obtain the effect of maintaining muscle mass and strength.

Here, LAP Co., Ltd., which sells the ankle rehabilitation device "Power Assist Leg", introduces disuse syndrome.

Maintain muscles with ankle rehabilitation equipment! What is Disuse Syndrome?

What is disuse syndrome

If the amount of exercise is reduced due to paralysis of the ankle, it is easy to cause new disorders. Disuse syndrome is one of them. Regular rehabilitation and exercise are necessary to prevent disuse syndrome. Let's take a closer look at what disuse syndrome really means.

What is "Disuse Syndrome" caused by bedridden?

Bedridden conditions such as illness or injury or prolonged resting can cause muscle weakness in the ankles and other muscles, leading to disuse syndrome. Disuse syndrome, also known as "disuse syndrome," is a cause of various disorders due to a decrease in motor function due to a decrease in the amount of exercise.

What is Disuse Syndrome Disorder?

  • Muscle atrophy (motor dysfunction)
  • Joint contracture (motor dysfunction)
  • Bone atrophy (motor dysfunction)
  • Cardiopulmonary function declines (cardiovascular / respiratory disorders)
  • Aspiration pneumonia (cardiovascular / respiratory disorders)
  • Thromboembolism (cardiovascular / respiratory disorders)
  • Bed sores (others)

Disuse syndrome can cause motor dysfunction and cardiovascular / respiratory disorders.

If you hurt your ankle, you need to rest. However, resting may reduce muscle mass and strength. If you use rehabilitation equipment such as power assist legs wisely, you can expect the effect of maintaining muscle mass and strength even when you are at rest.

Can Power Assist Legs also be expected to prevent disuse syndrome?

One of the importance of rehabilitation of the ankle etc. is that it does not create new obstacles. In the worst case, disuse syndrome can lead to bedridden conditions. Let's take a closer look at how you can prevent disuse syndrome.

Movements that are effective in preventing disuse syndrome

  • Posture change
  • Turn the ankle
  • Move not only the ankle but also the toes
  • Knead and loosen the ankle

Dietary improvement to prevent disuse syndrome

  • Eat a nutritionally balanced diet
  • Actively consume muscle-building proteins

Even when you are at rest, you can expect a simple rehabilitation effect depending on your ingenuity. Just consciously moving your ankle will improve blood flow and be a preventative measure. Be aware of moving your body as aggressively as possible.

It is also important to devise a meal. A nutritionally balanced diet also motivates you to move. Protein is a nutrient that you want to be especially conscious of because it is needed to build muscle.

In addition, it is also recommended to use the power assist leg of the device that supports rehabilitation. You can prevent disuse syndrome with just a little ingenuity in your daily life.

LAP Co., Ltd., which sells ankle rehabilitation equipment "Power Assist Leg"

Power Assisted Leg

Paralysis of the ankle is also a factor in reducing daily physical activity. When you lose exercise, your muscle mass and strength also decrease, and in the worst case you may be bedridden. Rehabilitation of the ankle can also be expected to prevent these symptoms.

LAP Co., Ltd. provides power assist legs as a recommended device for ankle rehabilitation. It can also be adjusted according to the condition of the ankle, such as stiff movements or stiff joints. If you are interested, please apply for a free trial first.


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