Published on: Wednesday 01 Jul 2015 at 14:11
Frontline, the industry magazine for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy members, sought Emily’s expert opinion for a special report focused on end of life care and helping people to have a good death.
The articles, titled ‘You only die once’, said that even in the final stages of illness, physiotherapy has been proved to relieve pain and improve mobility. And on top of easing symptoms, therapists can help patients take decisions that ensure they have the best possible death.
Emily, who is a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Oncology and Palliative Care committee, is quoted: “The point of us being here is to help people. And, most of the time, there is some solace for us in knowing we’ve made it easier for them.”
You can read the first article in full here.