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Physiotherapy Management for Cystic Fibrosis

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The aim of physiotherapy is to remove excess mucous secretions so to improve ventilation. A patient suffering from cystic fibrosis will require intensive chest physiotherapy including the following: Chest percussions – Otherwise known as chest clapping, chest percussions are performed by using a cupped...
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Lower back exercises for back pain

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Lower back pain isn’t something that will go away on its own. There are, however, a series of exercise routines you can do to reduce the pain, including soreness, tension, and stiffness. The following exercises are designed to help stretch, strengthen and mobilise...
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Post-operative physiotherapy

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The main aim of post-operative physiotherapy is to assist the individual’s return to normal activities following their surgery. After surgery, patients will be seen by a physiotherapist to establish their rehabilitation goals. Routine post-operative physiotherapy intervention comprises of breathing exercises, circulatory exercises, and early mobilisation to...
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The Role of an Occupational Physiotherapist

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There are many misconceptions about the relationship between Occupational Therapy (OT) and Physiotherapy (PT). It is commonly thought that the two are synonymous, however, there are significant differences between the professions. Occupational therapy focuses on a variety of functional and physical impairments. An occupational therapist...
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What Does a Physiotherapist Do?

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Physiotherapists will utilise their knowledge and skills to assess the needs of an individual patient and improve a broad range of physical problems associated with various systems of the body. The systems that can be treated are neuromuscular (brains and nervous system), musculoskeletal...
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How to rid yourself of back pain

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Achieve Physiotherapy employs a highly skilled team of professional physiotherapists who have experience in elite performance, professional football and other sports injury. An area of physiotherapy that is constantly on the rise is treating a patient with back pain. But why is back pain on...
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Chronic lower back pain: A case study

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Achieve Physiotherapy: Case Study In this post, we outline a case study of a patient who visited our Physiotherapy clinic in Birmingham in relation to lower back pain… Low back pain, 16 month history Patient X visited the Achieve Physiotherapy Birmingham clinic in Edgbaston...
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Achieve Physiotherapy Birmingham

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Achieve Physiotherapy is based in Edgbaston, just outside of Birmingham, and we want to help you conquer injuries, overcome pain and Achieve health and well-being. With a background in professional sports and elite performance, Achieve Physiotherapy are making Premier League standards of treatment and rehabilitation...
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