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Breathing exercises

Do COPD patients taught pursed lips breathing (PLB) for dyspnoea management continue to use the technique long-term? A mixed methodological study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 28/11/2017

Objective To investigate whether COPD patients taught pursed lips breathing (PLB) for dyspnoea management continue to use the technique long-term and, if so, their experience of this. ...

Does continuous infusion of local anaesthesia improve pain control and walking distance after coronary artery bypass graft surgery? A randomised controlled trial

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 28/11/2017

Objectives To evaluate the effects of continuous infusion of ropivacaine compared to sham infusion or usual care on pain scores before and after physiotherapy treatment, distance walked and time ...

Fizzyo wins top tech health award

News item - Posted on 18/07/2017

18 July 2017 A physiotherapy-inspired computer gaming project for people with cystic fibrosis was chosen out of about 200 entries as ...

Respiratory training improved ventilatory function and respiratory muscle strength in patients with multiple sclerosis and lateral amyotrophic sclerosis: systematic review and meta-analysis

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 30/08/2016

Background Among neurodegenerative diseases, multiple sclerosis (MS) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) have a high rate of respiratory disability. Objectives To analyze the effects of ...

Does the addition of deep breathing exercises to physiotherapy-directed early mobilisation alter patient outcomes following high-risk open upper abdominal surgery? Cluster randomised controlled trial

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 30/08/2013

Objective To investigate whether the inclusion of deep breathing exercises in physiotherapy-directed early mobilisation confers any additional benefit in reducing postoperative pulmonary complications ...

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