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Synonyms for physiotherapy

therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities

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Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis in paediatric patients between 0 and 24 months old.
Generally, improved pulmonary functional outcomes last 3 to 4 hours following multimodal chest physiotherapy.
He was able to undergo effective chest physiotherapy and was discharged from the ICU on day three.
Mahathir still needs to undergo chest physiotherapy daily and must be under doctors' observation,'' he was quoted as saying.
The Vest(R) Airway Clearance System, Model 205 uses High-Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation technology designed to provide patients with consistent therapy, offering them an alternative to Chest Physiotherapy (CPT).
Van de Ven (2) also emphasized that chest physiotherapy and isometric strengthening exercises should commence on the first day following operation, and transfer out of bed into a wheelchair should be achieved on the first or second day post-op.
Those with CF need daily chest physiotherapy, which involves vigorous massage to help loosen the sticky mucus.
A chest physiotherapy regimen and regular physical activity should be prescribed to aid in airway clearance.
She says: ``Children with cystic fibrosis have to go through a horrendous regime of medication as well as chest physiotherapy.
Thus, options are limited to percussion and postural drainage (P& PD), aka chest physiotherapy (CPT), and high-frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO).
All the children died after controversial chest physiotherapy but consultants at the former Birmingham Maternity Hospital decided to keep their fears private.
is the innovative leader in the development, manufacture and worldwide sales of the SmartVest[R] Airway Clearance System, a patented medical device that uses High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) to provide Chest Physiotherapy (CPT).
Campbell T, Ferguson N, McKinlay RGC (1986) The use of a simple administered method of positive expiratory pressure (PEP) in chest physiotherapy after abdominal surgery.
Summary of: Murray MP, Pentland JL, Hill AT (2009) A randomised crossover trial of chest physiotherapy in noncystic fibrosis bronchiectasis.