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Heart ‘is key link between brain and body’ - Congress article 2

Frontline article - Posted on 19/11/2008

The heart has a crucial role in mediating between brain and body, according to psychotherapist Ruth Sewell, a lecturer in integrated cancer care and visiting academic at Peninsula Medical School. ...

CONGRESS 2008 - introduction

Frontline article - Posted on 04/11/2008

Around 1,300 delegates and visitors descended on Manchester’s Central Convention Centre for CSP Congress 2008, which took place on 17 and 18 October. ...

Exercise helps kidney patients to shape up - Congress article 05

Frontline article - Posted on 04/11/2008

Patients excluded from a kidney transplant programme because of obesity are losing weight through a combination of the drug orlistat and an individual exercise programme. ...

‘Unfounded’ risk in heart patients - Congress article 04

Frontline article - Posted on 04/11/2008

Physiotherapists should prescribe moderate and well-monitored exercise programmes for patients with cardiovascular disease, despite the unfounded fear that it can encourage cardiac arrest. ...

Physiotherapy should be at the heart of managing osteoarthritis - Congress article 03

Frontline article - Posted on 04/11/2008

Physiotherapy has huge potential for the treatment of osteoarthritis in the community but it is vastly underused, according to eminent physiotherapist George Peat. ...

Jury still out on triage - Congress article 02

Frontline article - Posted on 04/11/2008

Introducing triage can be stressful for staff, while its usefulness and practicality remain unclear, according to Elspeth Donaldson of Edinburgh community physiotherapy service. ...

Eight ‘dwarves’ harming men’s health - Congress article 01

Frontline article - Posted on 04/11/2008

The seven dwarves’ afflictions may make them dopey, bashful, sneezy, sleepy and grumpy, but there are eight ‘dwarves’ harming men’s health that physiotherapists can help to tackle. ...

Call to make better stroke services a reality - Congress article 08

Frontline article - Posted on 04/11/2008

Physiotherapists should work to bring about improvements in local specialist stroke services, Stroke Association director of communications Joe Korner told the conference. ...

Support for CPD audits - Congress article 07

Frontline article - Posted on 04/11/2008

With the Health Professions Council’s continuing professional development audits underway for podiatrists, Mark Potter, the HPC’s CPD communications manager, reassured delegates about the process for ...

No single test good enough to measure balance - Congress article 06

Frontline article - Posted on 04/11/2008

Emerging research will transform the treatment of impaired balance, said keynote speaker Anne Shumway-Cook. Professor Shumway-Cook, ...

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