What happens during JIA physiotherapy assessment and exercises?

Hi Susan, my name is Jenny. I’m one of the physiotherapists. Thank you for coming along today, to show children who have juvenile arthritis, what to expect when they come for a physiotherapy appointment. What is juvenile arthritis? Juvenile arthritis, which we often call JIA, is a condition which affects your joints and causes inflammation in your joints. So your […]

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Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Test (CPET) for children: what happens?

This is a video clip about when doctors check how your body works whilst doing exercise. Okay Susan, do you want to come through? This is where we’ll do your exercise test. Can I just get you to give your hands a little rub with the hand gel on the way in? Okay, in you come Susan. We’ll take you […]

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What happens during a health assessment of a child who has gone into care?

Morning, my name is Gavin Cobb, I am one of the community paediatricians. I’m a children’s doctor. And what’s your name? Cora. Cora, that is a very pretty name and I love your sparkly tights Cora. I’ll tell you what, I am going to have a chat to your foster mum who has come with you. and we have some […]

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