At present, thanks to advances in medicine, the life expectancy of people living with HIV continues to rise. However, as these patients begin to live longer, they are more likely to suffer complex health-related challenges of the infection, associated physical and physiological co-morbidities and potential adverse effects of treatment. The amount of education physiotherapy students receive on HIV and rehabilitation remains to be minimal. This editorial presents an interesting overview of this condition in relation to how future physiotherapists are going play a key role in the management of patients with HIV.
|Published - 26 Aug 2020