The CF physiotherapist provides consultation and support to patients regarding airway clearance techniques and equipment, exercise and CF-related musculoskeletal issues.

The physiotherapist is available at outpatient clinic appointments and via telephone or email in addition to seeing patients who are admitted to hospital for treatment of exacerbations. Individual consultations outside of regular clinic hours are also available for those who would like more assistance with learning new airway clearance techniques or developing an effective exercise program.

Exercise and CF

As a person with CF, your risk of heart disease and hypertension is low but physical activity is still an important part of your treatment plan.

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Airway Clearance Techniques

Airway clearance is a cornerstone of self-management in CF, and many different techniques have been developed to accomplish this.

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Starting an exercise program

There are three components to any well-balanced exercise program.

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The most commonly used pieces of equipment for CF treatments are compressors, nebulizers and airway clearance devices.

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Answers to frequently asked questions.

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