Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah; the First Malaysia Government hospital to implement latest digital balance board; FIBOD Balance Board

Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah; the First Malaysia Government hospital to implement latest digital balance board; FIBOD Balance Board

Introduction

Techcare Innovation is thrilled to announce that Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah in Kuala Terengganu is the first ever government hospital in Malaysia to use our latest digital balance board training technology. This marks a significant milestone in advancing balance training practive and technology in Malaysia. The introduction of FIBOD, a digitalized and software-powered balance board developed by Techcare's innovation team, promises to help local therapists deliver better physical therapy and rehabilitation for patient.

 

Techcare Innovation's FIBOD: Redefining Balance Training

FIBOD is a research-grade balance board equipped with various biofeedback sensors. This portable and wireless device integrates seamlessly into therapy sessions. It is digitised and equipped with software, so it offers therapists useful interface and app for assessing and enhancing patients' balancing skills instantly. It also comes with biofeedback interactive progressive training programs to allow users to train and improve their balancing skills accordingly.


Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah has become the first government hospital in Malaysia to purchase and implement FIBOD, this shown their commitment and passion in leveraging advanced technology for patient care. The recent FIBOD workshop conducted by Techcare Innovation at the hospital aimed to train therapists in using this technology and ensure they can deliver better care using this technology.


Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah is the lead specialised hospital in Terrengganu with history of over 100 years since 1920 covering 21.09 hektar with over 800 beds. The purpose of the workshop is to familiarize therapists with FIBOD's functionalities, guiding them to use the various training programs offered in FIBOD for patient therapy. Through hands-on sessions and demonstrations, therapists in hospital gained practical experience into incorporating FIBOD into personalized rehabilitation programs for future patients.

Importance of Balancing Skills in Rehabilitation

Balancing skills are crucial to maintaining mobility and independence, especially as individuals age or experience injury from accidents. These skills are important to both physical stability and cognitive function of an individual. Various Studies highlighted the close relationship between balancing abilities and cognitive performance, showing their combined importance on daily activities and quality of life.


Improved balance not only contributes to better spatial/space awareness, but also contributes to better decision-making abilities, and overall mental wellness. Incorporating balance training, such as with FIBOD's interactive programs, can significantly enhance a Patient’s cognitive skills which will translate into performing better in daily activities and also with better self-confidence.

FIBOD in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

FIBOD offers customizable stability levels, adjustable through various foam options, catering to both static and dynamic exercises essential for different patient needs. The device doesn’t have only training programs and assessment tools. It also has engaging virtual reality games to ensures therapy sessions are effective and enjoyable.

During the workshop, participants are given chances to experience FIBOD firsthand. This allowed therapists to see how it could assess and improve their patients' balancing abilities. Feedback from participants and therapists was positive, with many expressing enthusiasms to integrate FIBOD into their daily practice sooner.

 

Conclusion

We would like to thank and congratulate Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah for embracing Techcare latest technology in their practice. FIBOD's introduction in Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah is not only enhances therapy quality but also marks a significant advancement in Malaysia's healthcare landscape. This helps to foster a future where rehabilitation is empowered with innovation, accessibility, and exceptional patient outcomes.


Looking ahead, Techcare Innovation remains committed to empowering rehabilitation and sport centers nationwide with advanced technologies like FIBOD. FIBOD will also be continuously enhanced and improved. Techcare will continue to set new standards in rehabilitative care, ensuring patients receive the best possible therapy.


Contact us today to learn more about our innovative solutions and how they can benefit your practice. Visit our website or reach out to our team for more information.

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