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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Why would physio be part of post pilonidal sinus regime?

    What is the physio actually treating and what are the benefits?
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    Kevin Shapiro

    Physiotherapist

    17 years experience in Australia, South Africa and the United Kingdom in private practice. I specialize in the treatment of back and neck pain as … View Profile

    A special wedge pillow for sleeping could be used to maintain an upright position and preventing post nasal drip.

  • Stuart Baptist

    Physiotherapist

    Stuart is the Director of Sydney Mens Health Physiotherapy - a division of SSOP.Our focus is managing problems men face following prostate surgery and managing … View Profile

    Pilonidal sinus, or sacroccocygeal fistula as it is also known, is due to ingrown hairs beomcing infected and can often necessitate surgery to drain the infected material.

    The only thing physiotherapy can offer is advice and eduation on ergonomic sitting postures to avoid poor sitting posture (which may predisose people to increased pressure areas forming over the sacrococcygeal region)

    Advice regarding cushions that maintain good airflow like this (http://www.amazon.com/ergoSEET-ES-1-Airflow-Seat-Cushion/dp/B0026P3CUC) can also be advised


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