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Optometric table

Optometric tables are used for sight-testing. The letters or pictures placed on the tables are of gradually decreasing sizes. Checking the size of the smallest letter or picture recognized by the patient, the ophthalmologist or optician determines the vision defect.

Optometric tables are used for sight-testing. The letters or pictures placed on the tables are of gradually decreasing sizes. Checking the size of the smallest letter or picture recognized by the patient, the ophthalmologist or optician determines the vision defect.

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Orthosis

An orthopedic appliance or apparatus used to immobilize joints (often used instead of plaster). Active orthoses reduce spasticity (increased muscle tone, or stiffness). Orthoses are used in bone fractures, ligament ruptures, dislocations, following stroke, often as immobilization following a surgical…

An orthopedic appliance or apparatus used to immobilize joints (often used instead of plaster). Active orthoses reduce spasticity (increased muscle tone, or stiffness). Orthoses are used in bone fractures, ligament ruptures, dislocations, following stroke, often as immobilization following a surgical procedure, and in some disorders, e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Osteopathy

A method of treatment based on the premise of holism, i.e. the body is an integrated unit or balanced musculoskeletal system and optimal physiologic function depends on the unity of the body, psyche, and mind, which are interrelated both in…

A method of treatment based on the premise of holism, i.e. the body is an integrated unit or balanced musculoskeletal system and optimal physiologic function depends on the unity of the body, psyche, and mind, which are interrelated both in the state of health and disease.

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I’m completing equipment for my private rehabilitation room and I wonder which cryotherapy apparatus I should choose. Will a nitrogen device be better or I’d rather choose a CO2 apparatus?

Both types of cryotherapy equipment allow to reach similar therapeutic effects – the main difference is in the cooling medium that is used. Liquid nitrogen cryotherapy devices allow to decrease temperature to about -160°C while the temperature produced by a CO2 apparatus ranges between -70°C and -80°C. It must be noted that using CO2 apparatuses is much more economic.

I’ve just taken up fitness ball exercises. How big should be the ball be to suit most types of exercises?

Fitness ball exercising at home is a great idea! As for the size of the ball, it should be chosen first of all in consideration of your height – it will guarantee exercises adequate to your capabilities and prevention against taking too much strain during the workout.

The table below will help you to make the decision:

Ball’s diameter

Height

55 cm

150 – 165 cm

65 cm

165 – 175 cm

75 cm

175 – 185 cm

85 cm

above 185 cm



I’d like to buy a professional hydromassage bathtub for my bathroom. Can the baths you offer be applied at home?

The bathtubs we have on offer may be used both in professional and domestic environment. Please contact our Service Department to have a hydromassage bathtub installed at home or be supplied with all relevant assembly instructions.