The physiotherapist and deputy chief executive talks to Mark Gould about the crucial contribution physios can make to leadership teams
Physiotherapy works: Stroke
Physiotherapy enables people to relearn lost abilities, regain independence and reduce the risk of further strokes.
Physiotherapy works: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for a group of lung diseases that include chronic bronchitis, emphysema and small airways disease. Lung damage over a long period of time impairs the flow of air in and out of the lungs and causes breathlessness.
Physiotherapy works: Parkinson's
Physiotherapy, delivered as part of a multidisciplinary approach, provides physical and psycho-social benefits for people with Parkinson’s.
The elevator pitch
With commissioners introducing new commissioning structures throughout the UK, physiotherapists need to be increasingly prepared for opportune encounters with commissioners.
Physiotherapy works - Cystic fibrosis
Daily lifelong physiotherapy is effective and essential in enabling people with cystic fibrosis achieve the best possible quality of life; decreasing complications, reducing hospital admissions and the need for antibiotic therapy and improving exercise tolerance.
Physiotherapy works: Vestibular rehabilitation
Vestibular rehabilitation (VR) is effective in reducing dizziness and vertigo and associated falls and improving quality of life in people with disorders involving balance mechanisms.
Physiotherapy works: musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
Physiotherapy is clinically effective and cost effective in the management and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs are one of the most common problems physiotherapists trea
Physiotherapy works: occupational health
Physiotherapy is clinically effective and cost effective in the provision of occupational health services and getting people back to work
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