Paediatric respiratory physiotherapy

Spring is right around the corner and with it come allergies, colds, bronchiolitis, coughs and runny noses. In children up to two years of age, and especially those between three and six months, this may be a greater problem. See how physiotherapy can help.

Due to their weaker abdominal muscles, which do not permit a strong and effective cough, it is more difficult for babies to expel secretions that may accumulate in the throat and lungs. Depending on the medical condition, mucus may originate in the nose and travel down the throat into the lungs. If not directly secreted by the lungs, it can stagnate and may lead to respiratory infection or distress if left untreated. For parents new to such a situation, it might be a little frightening, especially when babies lose their appetite or if their sleeping patterns become altered. Fortunately, respiratory physiotherapy can easily Read more

A phone call that can ease the pain

Musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries are a major burden for the UK. Telephone clinical support offers relief for patients, national health systems, employers and insurers.

Musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders are the UK’s leading cause of physical disability[i], with over 9.6 million adults suffering from a musculoskeletal (MSK) disorder in England alone[ii]. MSK disorders can often cause disabilities that severely limit our daily activities, and they are a major cause of long-term workplace absenteeism. Indeed, a worldwide study found that up to 80% of people suffer from back pain in their lifetime, and 50% of the working population is afflicted by incapacitating back pain at least once a year[iii]. Mobile solutions for an immobile population The demand for face to face MSK consultations has grown and is further increased Read more