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Muscular dystrophy

Physios warn MPs about lack of physiotherapy for muscular dystrophies

News item - Posted on 27/07/2016

27 July 2016 Two physios have told MPs and commissioners that in many areas of the UK there is ‘a serious shortage’ of physiotherapy ...

Radar challenge: securing quality services for people with neuromuscular conditions

Frontline article - Posted on 17/11/2014

Better services for people with muscular dystrophy and related conditions are in the offing, as Chris Mahony reports. ...

Muscular Dystrophy Campaign offers continuing professional development opportunities for physiotherapists

News item - Posted on 26/02/2014

26 February 2014 Physiotherapists are being encouraged to participate in a three-year project that aims to ensure that people with ...

Centre of excellence

Frontline article - Posted on 05/03/2013

The Cheshire-based Neuromuscular Centre has an enviable track record in treating and supporting people with muscular dystrophy and associated neuromuscular disorders. Graham Clews reports ...

Physios in space

Frontline article - Posted on 02/08/2011

From a job in orbit to insights into everyday diseases, space could offer surprising opportunities, says Robert Millett ...

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy—a biopsychosocial approach

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 06/10/2010

This paper highlights the key role that paediatric physiotherapists have in the treatment and management of neuromuscular disorders. However, in order to fully appreciate this role, an understanding of the ...

Neuro patients give physios the thumbs up

Frontline article - Posted on 18/01/2010

Although people with conditions such as motor neuron disease, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease may benefit from exercise, it is not always easy to access. ...

MPs criticise rare conditions services

Frontline article - Posted on 14/09/2009

The way in which the NHS plans services for patients with rare conditions such as muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis has been criticised by MPs. ...

CSP to work towards solutions for services for rare conditions

News item - Posted on 27/08/2009

27 August 2009 The way in which the NHS plans services for rare conditions has been criticised by MPs. ...

And so to bed

Frontline article - Posted on 16/03/2009

Matthew Limb discovers how physiotherapists are moving into a new area with notable success. For many people, a good night’s sleep ...

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