Mauli Ola Foundation uses surfing to treat cystic fibrosis patients

August 18, 2014 11:15 AM

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The Mauli Ola Foundation in Laguna Beach, California, naturally treats people with cystic fibrosis by teaching them how to surf.

Researchers have found that the ocean’s salt water helps to clear and open up patients’ lungs that are clogged by thick mucous. And while surfing might not be a cure, Australian doctors discovered that cystic fibrosis patients who surfed, breathed better than those who did not, according to the Asso...

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