Type of Article:  Case Series

Volume 8; Issue 6 (December 2020)

Page No.: 3706-3714

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijpr.2020.180


Mohini N Kamat 1, Manali G Sonavane *2, Jaimala V Shetye 3, Dipti B Geete 4.

1,*2 PG Student, PT School & Centre, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

3 Associate Professor, PT School & Centre, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

4 Assistant Professor, PT School & Centre Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Address for Correspondence: Dr. Manali Sonavane, PT., PG Student, PT School & Centre, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. E-Mail: sonavanemanali5@gmail.com


Physiotherapy interventions have been evidenced to assist early liberation from ICU in COVID-19 patients. This case series of three COVID patients admitted to the COVID ICU, explains the physiologic rationale of physiotherapy intervention in acute care of COVID patients. Early mobilization is seen to help early recovery.
Keywords: Physiologic rationale, COVID, physiotherapy, crocodile breathing.


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Cite this article: Mohini N Kamat, Manali G Sonavane, Jaimala V Shetye, Dipti B Geete. REVIEW OF PHYSIOLOGICAL RATIONALE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY IN COVID-19 PATIENTS: A CASE SERIES. Int J Physiother Res 2020;8(6):3706-3714. DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2020.180