PRESS RELEASE Published February 2, 2023 The Airway Clearance System is a set of techniques and methods used to help clear mucus from the lungs, which can improve breathing in people with cystic fibrosis, COPD, and other chronic respiratory conditions. It involves deep-breathing exercises, coughing techniques, postural drainage, chest percussion (clapping), and mechanical devices such […]

February is American Heart Month JEANNE FLECKNER, 82, poses for a photo with Derek Spong, the Exercise Specialist at Health First’s Melbourne Cardiac Rehab. Health First is opening a new Viera location on February 15 inside its Pro-Health & Fitness Center at 8705 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne. (Health First image) An exclusive exercise program […]

Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation team at Mercy Health Hospital-Urbana. Courtesy photo SPRINGFIELD — February is American Heart Month and Mercy Health knows that staying active is one of the best ways to prevent cardiovascular disease, the number one killer of both men and women. “Exercise really is the best medicine. It can improve blood pressure, […]

A never-before seen medical ailment has evolved in the world over the last few years as a result of the worldwide COVID-19 epidemic. The condition, called “Long COVID-19,” is still so novel that intervention research is only beginning to emerge. But La Mesa Rehab has already used all available data at hand to create a […]

Tanya Bunce, RN (Photo provided) By TANYA BUNCE, RN Following treatment for cardiovascular disease, the road to recovery starts with a cardiac rehabilitation program like the one offered at the Cayuga Center for Healthy Living. Patients with qualifying cardiac diagnoses receive medically monitored exercise and risk management education through the Cayuga Medical Center program. This […]

Models that include objective brain markers of breathlessness-expectation have the ability to predict, for the first time, which patients will experience clinically important improvements in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)-linked breathlessness during pulmonary rehabilitation, according to clinical trial results published in Thorax. Recognizing that baseline patient characteristics predictive of breathlessness remain unknown, the investigators sought […]

What is Cardiothoracic Surgery? Cardiothoracic surgery is a specialty involving surgical procedures to correct problems affecting the circulatory system: heart, arteries, blood vessels, lungs, esophagus and other organs in the chest. Our team is proud to deliver compassionate, patient-centered care throughout Iowa. Conditions Our cardiothoracic surgeons treat the following conditions: Arrhythmia Congestive heart failure Coronary […]

In an interview with Pharmacy Times, Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP, associate dean for clinical affairs at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, discussed his presentation at the NACDS 2023 Regional Chain conference titled “Actionable Steps to Boost Sustainability for Clinical Pharmacy Care Services.” With the growing importance of pharmacy services, Chen […]

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic, progressive lung disease that is characterized by respiratory symptoms associated with chronic airflow limitation, affecting an estimated 300 million individuals globally.1,2 COPD is now the third leading cause of death worldwide, with approximately 3 million individuals dying annually from the disease.1,2 The risk of mortality from COPD […]

PRESS RELEASE Published January 30, 2023 offers interactive courses and modules for lung and heart rehabilitation, curated by licensed practitioners and with a commitment to planting one tree for every patient who participates in the program. January 30, 2023 – The Home Rehabilitation Network (HRN) is proud to announce the launch of its new online […]

Study setting This study is a prospective, parallel-group randomized, controlled, exploratory clinical trial. Participants will be recruited from the Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine Clinic. They are outpatients attending a clinic or inpatients being discharged home and evaluated by two experienced respiratory physicians. Patients are invited to meet with the research physicians to discuss […]

TLC’s 1000-Lb. Sisters Season 4 shows fans how Amy and Tammy Slaton’s lives have progressed. While Amy is pregnant with her second baby, Tammy is back in rehab after feeling unwell. In episode 2 of the season, Tammy spoke to her therapist about setting “boundaries” with some of her friends in the facility. Here’s why. […]

Black Lung Disease Or Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis Work-place exposure to certain dusts such as asbestos fiber, silica, coal mine dust, aluminum, antimony, can lead to lung diseases, which are collectively known as pneumoconiosis. The three common pneumoconiosis include abestosis (caused by inhaling asbestos fibers), silicosis (caused by inhaling silica dust) and Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis or […]

NHS physiotherapists have said that high workloads and severe shortages are causing staff to break down in tears on the wards as thousands go on strike for the first time ever. One striking physio said a team of 18 people was at times down to just six while caring for patients across 17 wards and […]

NHS physiotherapists have said that high workloads and severe shortages are causing staff to break down in tears on the wards as thousands go on strike. It is the first time members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) have taken industrial action. Up to 4,200 members of the CSP from 30 trusts and foundation […]

Thursday saw more than 4,200 physiotherapists and support staff take 24-hour strike action across England. This is a first for members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) who have not taken strike action since the organisation was founded in 1894. On the picket lines many held hand-made placards—as have striking nurses—to emphasise the fight […]

Contrive Datum Insights Pvt Ltd According to a market research study published by Contrive Datum Insights, North America held a 38.5% market share worldwide, the Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to expand at a rapid rate. Farmington, Jan. 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global Physiotherapy Equipment market size was valued at USD 19.1 Billion in […]