What is Respiratory Physiotherapy?
The respiratory system is also another function of the body where physiotherapy has great benefit for patients suffering from chronic conditions. Patients with respiratory issues commonly experience symptoms such as shortness of breath, persistent/overly productive cough, increased work of breathing and difficulty in exercising.
What are common respiratory conditions?
COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
What does Respiratory Physiotherapy include?
Numerous techniques can be used to assist patients with chronic respiratory issues including musculoskeletal treatment as well as the following specialised techniques: airway clearence exercises, percussions and vibrations, coughing and breathing strategies, and home exercise programs.