Abstract Title:

The immediate effect of musculoskeletal physiotherapy techniques and massage on pain and ease of breathing in adults with cystic fibrosis.

Abstract Source:

J Cyst Fibros. 2009 Jan;8(1):79-81. Epub 2008 Aug 20. PMID: 18718820

Abstract Author(s):

Annemarie Lee, Melissa Holdsworth, Anne Holland, Brenda Button

Abstract:

The optimal treatment approach to musculoskeletal pain in cystic fibrosis remains unclear. This study aimed to examine the effect of a combination of musculoskeletal physiotherapy techniques and massage therapy on musculoskeletal pain and ease of breathing. A single treatment session was associated with reduction in pain and improvement in ease of breathing in adults with cystic fibrosis.

Study Type : Human Study

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