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Chronic diseases are defined broadly as conditions that last a year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both. Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are the leading causes of death and disability.

Some of the complications arising from chronic illness include;  nerve damage.

  • loss of vision.
  • heart attack.
  • kidney and liver damage or failure.
  • increased risk of mental health problems such as anxiety and depression.

Physiotherapist play roles both in the prevention and management of chronic diseases.

They include;

  • Therapeutic exercises at an individual level
  • Management of people with chronic lung diseases e.g. asthma through exercise and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Exercise therapy to improve glucose control in people with or at risk of developing diabetes
  • Health promotion and education classes for people who have been diagnosed or with chronic disease