Excellence Center for Gait and Motion 

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

Developing a comprehensive medical service system
and to increase national competitiveness.

Excellence Center for Gait and Motion, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital was established in 2010. One of the policy of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital is to develop an excellent and comprehensive medical service with national competitiveness. That service also serves the complex public health concerns. Presently, many patients have gait, balance and movement problems. These major public health problems included osteoarthritis, stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, Parkinson’s disease, spasticity, patients who underwent orthopedic surgery, cerebral palsy, sports injury and athletic training etc. 

In​​ Thailand, there are few experts in this field. The physicians who interested in gait and movement analysis from various departments have been founded this excellence center. Our center offers a 3-D gait and movement analysis, balance measurement and training for comprehensive management of patients with complex problems. We also involve in an academic training and related research projects.

Vision

Excellence Center for Gait and Motion, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, is a national model for measurement, analysis and treatment of people who have gait and movement disorders.

Mission

  1. Provide an excellence service in gait and motion analysis.
  2. Provide an excellent in gait and motion analysis research.
  3. Excellence in gait and motion analysis training and academic program.

Excellence Center for Gait and Motion, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital is one of the operating components of the department of Rehabilitation Medicine, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital. Other co-services in our department are an advanced geriatric rehabilitation clinic and sports injury rehabilitation clinic.


Services

Excellence Center for Gait and Motion provides gait and motion, kinetic and kinematic data measuring from a 3-D motion analysis with high-speed infrared cameras, wireless EMG, and a force pressure platform. It also provides an academic service (research and training) for resident, fellowship doctors, Masters and Doctoral students. The main objectives as follows:

  1. Provide measurement, evaluation and rehabilitation services for patients with gait, balance and movement disorders.
  2. Provide a comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation program for patients with sports injuries by multidisciplinary experts and advanced technology.
  3. Academic services for post-graduate and residency training programs.
  4. Offer an advanced technology for researchers in the field of gait, balance and movement.
  5. Innovation development to improve the quality of medical care.
  6. Provide an academic reference in this field for other organizations.

Activities

  1. Gait and motion meeting and workshop “Foot and ankle biomechanics and pathology” on 7th and 28th August, 2019.
  2. An academic seminar “International seminar for in-house training of the visual 3-D biomechanics software” on 25th January, 2020.
  3. Residency teaching on gait and balance assessment 1 – 2 times a year.
  4. Public services for special events and public holidays.

Service Times and Location

1. Excellence Center for Gait and Motion

Location: Phaetthayaphat Building, 4th Floor

Service: Gait and motion, kinetic and kinematic data from a 3-D motion analysis, wireless EMG, and a force pressure platform.

Service hour: Monday – Friday, 08.30 – 16.00 hrs.

2. Advanced geriatric rehabilitation clinic

Location: Sor Thor Building, 6th Floor

Service: Assessment and rehabilitation services with advanced technology (computerized balance training device, a special treadmill, a gaming balance training device) by physiatrist and physiotherapists for patients with gait, balance and movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke, elderly at risk of falling, etc. 

Service hour: Monday – Friday, 08.30 – 16.00 hrs.

3. Sports injury rehabilitation clinic

Location: Bhor Por Ror Building, 2nd Floor

Service: Assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for patients with sports injury by multidisciplinary experts included return to sports program. Using an advanced technology at excellence center for comprehensive assessment of kinetic and kinematic data in sports injury.

Service hour: Tuesday, 13.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Contact

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Excellence Center for Gait and Motion

02 256 4000 Ext. 70704-4Phaetthayaphat Building, 4th Floor,
Room 401/1

Advanced geriatric rehabilitation clinic

02 256 4000 Ext. 70602Sor Thor Building, 6th Floor

Sports injury rehabilitation clinic

02 256 5117-8Bhor Por Ror Building, 5th Floor


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