Thank you for your interest in cystic fibrosis physiotherapy!
We are PhySIIG, the ECFS Physiotherapy Specialist International Interest Group, and we are proud to represent physiotherapists around the international CF community. Please explore our webpages to find out more about who we are and what we do.

Our key aims are to:

  • To promote communication and networking between physiotherapists working within cystic fibrosis (CF) care.
  • To promote education for all levels of physiotherapists working within CF care.
  • To participate in the planning of the physiotherapy programme for the ECFS annual conference.
  • To promote and facilitate collaborative research within CF physiotherapy.
  • Share and disseminate knowledge of good physiotherapy practice and research, as well as information and resources.
  • To be a strong voice to promote CF physiotherapy in lower and middle-income countries.
  • To create and maintain collaborative links for clinical practice, research and education with other professional groups and interdisciplinary specialists working within CF care.

We are a friendly group and welcome contributions and participation from all members of the CF community with an interest in CF Physiotherapy. Please consider joining us, our membership application can be found in the tab ‘Contact’.

Our PhySIG committee is an international representation of CF physiotherapists, and we work to provide education and support to our members, alongside promotion of physiotherapy across all aspects of CF. Have a look at the tab ‘Committee’ for details of our current committee and information about upcoming opportunities to join us.

2024 Physiotherapy Short Course - Glasgow, uk


Tuesday 4 June
Wednesday 5 June

Registration € 270  /  € 150

1,5 day

Musculoskeletal issues in cystic fibrosis - muscle dysfunction & strength - posture and pain

This course is organised by PhySIIG and the ECFS Exercise Working Group and will provide the theoretical and practical basis for muscle strengthening incorporation into clinical practice. The second day will include the assessment of posture and pain in people with cystic fibrosis and early pathways for prevention and treatment of MSK issues.