physiotherapy

(redirected from Chest physiotherapy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

physiotherapy:

see physical therapyphysical therapy
or physiotherapy,
treatment of disorders of the muscles, bones, or joints by means of physical agents—heat, light, water, manual and electronic massage, and exercise. Stroke, arthritis, fractures, and nerve damage are common conditions treated.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

physiotherapy

the therapeutic use of physical agents or means, such as massage, exercises, etc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Conventional chest physiotherapy compared to other airway clearance techniques for cystic fibrosis.
She was ambulated followed by chest physiotherapy and incentive spirometry to help lungs stay healthy after surgery.
Chest physiotherapy with positive expiratory pressure breathing after abdominal and thoracic surgery: A systematic review.
Condie E, Hack K, Ross A (1993) An investigation of the value of routine provision of postoperative chest physiotherapy in non-smoking patients undergoing elective abdominal surgery.
Symptomatic patients can be managed by bronchodilators, antibiotics, and chest physiotherapy and postural drainage.
Intensive chest physiotherapy and early mobilisation gradually improved right basal consolidation and the antibiotics were stopped on day 7 after surgery.
Chest physiotherapy included indications, contraindications, and complications that may occur with this therapy.
The reason being that they not only asses breathing difficulties in patients but also provide therapeutic treatments like bronchial hygiene techniques various breathing exercises and chest physiotherapy to a general patient population as needed.
Patients who had prolonged duration of surgery and who were smokers underwent chest physiotherapy and incentive spirometry with the help of physiotherapy staff.
almost certain hospitalisation, chest x-ray, arterial blood gases, oxygen, electronic monitoring, oxygen saturations, chest physiotherapy etc.
Several techniques, including chest clapping and breathing exercises, are used in chest physiotherapy to prevent the accumulation of mucus in the lungs, which may otherwise lead to a chest infection.
These interventions include oral care, endotracheal suctioning, patient repositioning, chest physiotherapy (CPT), and auditory stimulation.