physiotherapy

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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.
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physiotherapy

the therapeutic use of physical agents or means, such as massage, exercises, etc.
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Also chest physiotherapy prevails all throughout the patient care, both as in-patient as well as for some post-operative period.
Conventional chest physiotherapy compared to other airway clearance techniques for cystic fibrosis.
Scheinmann et al., "Rib fractures after chest physiotherapy for bronchiolitis or pneumonia in infants," Pediatric Radiology, vol.
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.
Chest physiotherapy is a routinely used method for the prevention and treatment of pulmonary complications10.
However, IS alone is not as effective as in conjunction with other physiotherapy techniques like chest physiotherapy, deep breathing manoeuvres, blow bottle exercises and early mobilization and sometimes non Invasive ventilation (NIV)8,9.
The use of chest physiotherapy has not been shown to change the course of bronchiolitis or its outcome.
This has been the underlying premise of the delivery of 'chest physiotherapy' to patients following major surgery for several decades.
He is currently on regular visit and undergoes postural drainage and chest physiotherapy at home and his symptoms have not worsened till the last contact.
Intensive chest physiotherapy and early mobilisation gradually improved right basal consolidation and the antibiotics were stopped on day 7 after surgery.
Patients who had prolonged duration of surgery and who were smokers underwent chest physiotherapy and incentive spirometry with the help of physiotherapy staff.