Physiotherapy for Lupus Patients

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by Wendy Henderson |

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that presents a variety of different symptoms. Many lupus patients will benefit from physiotherapy to help ease some of the pains and symptoms the condition brings.

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In this LUPUS UK video shared in October 2015, Julie Monaghan, a physiotherapist from Musgrave Park Hospital, in Northern Ireland, talks us through the role of physiotherapy as rehabilitation and how physiotherapy should be tailored to each patient’s individual needs.

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