Five facts about physiotherapy and asthma

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that can be managed by identifying a patient’s treatable traits. To coincide with World Asthma Day 2022, Dr Sonia Cheng APAM and Mitchell Taylor APAM present five discussion points about the role of physiotherapists in the management of chronic asthma.

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The Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) has highlighted key messages from the 5 facts article featured in the May edition of InMotion and produced this infographic.

About the authors:

Sonia Cheng APAM is a cardiorespiratory physiotherapist and lecturer with the Discipline of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. She is the chair of the APA Cardiorespiratory national group.  Her research interests include the measurement and promotion of physical activity in people with chronic disease.

Mitchell Taylor APAM is the director and lead physiotherapist at Functional Lungs Respiratory Physiotherapy and deputy chair of the New South Wales Cardiorespiratory APA Committee. He is a clinical researcher in the Department of Respiratory Medicine at St George Hospital, Sydney and conducts a number of practitioner courses with a focus on cardiorespiratory physiotherapy in private practice.

This infographic is a Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) initiative supported by FlexEze – partner of the PRF.