Physio findings: asthma is helped by breathing retraining
Caroline White reports on the latest physio research findings.
Spread the word: scarves can save lives, says Asthma UK
New study finds people aged over 55 are most likely to experience asthma flare-ups
People with asthma over the age of 55 years are the most likely age group in the UK adult population to experience ‘flare-ups’ of their symptoms.
Research reveals that asthmatic children are being failed by patchy access to specialist physio
Gaining access to specialist physiotherapy is a post-code lottery for children with ‘difficult’ asthma, according to new research presented at the British Thoracic Society’s (BTS) winter meeting.
Breathing programmes delivered by physios can help reduce asthma symptoms, says national guideline
Physiotherapy-led breathing exercise programmes can be used alongside drug treatments to improve the quality of life for adults with asthma.
Asthma - Kristina's story
Salford office worker Kristina Wall was sceptical when doctors suggested physiotherapy might help her manage her severe asthma.
Physio findings - Physiotherapy Journal
With the September 2014 issue of Physiotherapy Journal out now, editor Michelle Harms highlights the main papers and Janet Wright looks at other fi
Viewpoint: it’s not ‘just asthma’
Sue McNulty says it’s time to shift the tide of complacency that surrounds asthma care
Asthma patients called on to compare their care
Physiotherapists working with patients who have asthma are being urged to support a campaign that seeks to improve standards of care.
Physio ‘champion’ welcomes fresh look at asthma
Everyone with asthma in England should receive a structured review on, at the very least, an annual basis, according to the National Institute for