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Exercise before lung surgery, MS rehab, falls fear

Frontline article - Posted on 29/04/2016

In our regular round-up of research, Janet Wright looks at how exercise before lung surgery improves quality of life, and how robots lend a hand with MS rehabilitation. ...

Physio findings: exercise could prevent back pain

Frontline article - Posted on 11/04/2016

In our regular round-up of research, Janet Wright looks at how exercise could prevent back pain, students can compete for research prizes and how physios can help clear airways.   ...

No more acupuncture for low back pain, say NICE draft proposals

News item - Posted on 24/03/2016

24 March 2016 Acupuncture should not be used to manage low back pain, according to draft guidance published by the National Institute ...

Physio findings: gym can ease cancer’s effects on both mind and body

Frontline article - Posted on 14/03/2016

In our regular round-up of research Janet Wright looks at how exercise can ease cancer's effects on mind and body and an injection of botulinum toxin followed by physiotherapy could ease knee pain caused by ...

2016 updated - Managing Activity and Exercise with an Eating Disorder - Service User Booklet

Document - Posted on 09/03/2016

Kate Brown, Advanced Specialist Physiotherapist It is widely known that there are many positive physical and psychological health benefits ...

Give heart failure patients more cardiac rehab options, says NICE

News item - Posted on 23/02/2016

23 February 2016 People with heart failure should receive an exercise-based rehab programme to do at home, hospital or a community ...

Manifesto warns that most toddlers need more exercise – but physios could help

News item - Posted on 21/01/2016

21 January 2016 Physiotherapists should start a dialogue with their local nursery schools about how they can help young children to be ...

BBC features London NHS physios’ exemplary dementia care

News item - Posted on 18/01/2016

18 January 2016 A physiotherapist-led exercise class for patients with dementia at Kingston Hospital NHS Trust featured in BBC news ...

Physio seconded to ‘world’s first’ study into exercise as a treatment for prostate cancer

News item - Posted on 01/12/2015

6 January 2016 A physiotherapist involved in investigating whether exercise can be a primary treatment for prostate cancer said the ...

Physiotherapy after subacromial decompression surgery: development of a standardised exercise intervention

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 26/11/2015

This paper describes the development and details of a standardised physiotherapy exercise intervention designed to address pain and disability in patients with difficulty returning to usual activities after ...

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