Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • No. 250 Wu-Xing Street

    11031 Taipei

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) in medical school of Taipei Medical University (TMU) consists of three departments of PRM at Taipei Medical University Hospital (TMUH), Wan Fang Hospital (WFH) and Shuang Ho Hospital (SHH) which provides good clinical services, research and teaching programs. The Department of PRM in TMU medical school has 12 teachers including 2 full professors, 3 associate professors, 3 assistant professors and 4 lectures. In order to have a better service and research, faculty is organized to six taskforces in the area of rehabilitation. These six taskforces are neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedic/musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, pediatric, cancer and the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) teams. The purpose of rehabilitation is to help people from prevention of disease (health promotion), treatment, rehabilitation, to long-term care. All these rehabilitation teams provide comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach and composed of physiatrists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, psychologists and social workers. The department of PRM in TMU medical school devoted to research in recent decades and published 121 scientific citation index articles in recent 3 years. The faculty of this department continued to receive several grants from government with a total amount of 55,000,000 dollars (1,800,000 USD) in recent three years.

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Population Medicine & Life Sciences
Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Stroke Medicine & Life Sciences
Therapeutics Medicine & Life Sciences
Rehabilitation Medicine & Life Sciences
Cohort Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2010 2018

Research Output 1994 2018

Non-elastic taping, but not elastic taping, provides benefits for patients with knee osteoarthritis: systemic review and meta-analysis

Ouyang, J. H., Chang, K. H., Hsu, W. Y., Cho, Y. T., Liou, T. H. & Lin, Y. N. Jan 1 2018 In : Clinical Rehabilitation. 32, 1, p. 3-17 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Knee Osteoarthritis
Visual Analog Scale

Adaptation of the Activity Measure Post-Acute Care (AM-PAC) from English to Mandarin using the dual-panel translation approach

Chang, F. H., Liou, T. H., Brodersen, J. & Comins, J. D. Jun 23 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Rehabilitation. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Subacute Care
Reproducibility of Results

An in-depth understanding of the impact of the environment on participation among people with spinal cord injury

Chang, F. H., Liu, C. H. & Hung, H. P. May 22 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Rehabilitation. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spinal Cord Injuries
Self-Help Devices
Focus Groups