The V Camino de Santiago for people with Cystic Fibrosis starts

The activity has been held with great success the last five years on the initiative of the Spanish Federation of Cystic Fibrosis

Fernando Borjas
23/08/2016 17:09
Da comienzo el V Camino de Santiago para personas con fibrósis quística

Da comienzo el V Camino de Santiago para personas con fibrósis quística

This week of August is marked in red for the Spanish Federation of Cystic Fibrosis, who has given the go-ahead to the fifth edition of an activity that year after year gains more supporters. We talk about the V Camino de Santiago for people with Cystic Fibrosis which is to be held this week starting from Muxia and coming after six stages to Santiago de Compostela.

FEFQ promotes the fifth time this activity to promote physical exercise and exchange of experiences among families thanks to the great success in recent editions. Participants in this edition 2016 departed from the town of Muxia this Tuesday after meeting in Santiago de Compostela yesterday and travel to the beginning of their way by bus. Until next August 28th they will walk an average of 23 kilometers a day in six stages, with stops in Pradis, Cee, Ponte Olveira, A Pena, Alto do Ventos and Santiago, accompanied at all times by a physiotherapist and a transport for any inconvenience.

Sporting activity is an alternative for treatment therapy that helps cope with the disease and also serves to both patients and family members can share their experiences together. Cystic fibrosis is a degenerative disease that affects the lungs and digestive system; It is chronic and hereditary and requires permanent care, plus continuous treatments for complications that can succeed.


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