Biomedical technology

3D printed gloves for rehabilitating stroke patients

Stroke is India's third leading cause of death and the sixth leading cause of disability. Physiotherapy is one of the few treatments available for rehabilitating stroke victims and patients with physical injuries. However, ...

Health

Mix of in-person and remote physio 'safe and acceptable'

A University of Manchester evaluation of remote physiotherapy services used across the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the mix of inpatient and remote care was safe and acceptable for patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Physiotherapy's vital role in treating long COVID

As more about the effects of long COVID is learnt, it is apparent that cardio-respiratory physiotherapists have an essential role in helping people recover from the virus, a University of Otago physiotherapy specialist says.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Transforming treatments for Parkinson's disease

A revolutionary approach to targeting and treating walking problems in people with Parkinson's disease is being developed at Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Overcoming 'leaky bladder' in groups

More than 55 percent of women age 60 and over suffer from urinary incontinence, or "leaky bladder," a serious condition that limits their daily activities and increases their risk of isolation and leading a sedentary lifestyle.

Health

How physiotherapy can help people recover from COVID-19

A type of physiotherapy that helps people improve their breathing and oxygen uptake can be crucial for those who need critical care, say physiotherapists working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Physiotherapeutic support in COVID-19 recovery

New physiotherapy guidelines are targeting COVID-19 patient recovery for respiratory management, exercise and mobilization in acute hospital wards and Intensive Care Units.

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