Respiratory therapy

Respiratory physiotherapy is beneficial for anyone suffering from a chronic respiratory condition and is used to improve clearance of secretions, decrease shortness of breath and decrease the work of breathing.

Bronchiectasis

Emphysema

Chronic Bronchitis

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Cystic fibrosis

Lung infection/Pnuemonia

 

We use a range of treatment modalities to enhance airway clearance including

Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (ACBT)

Huffing/Forced Expiratory Technique (FET)

Flutter/Acapella

Bubble PEP

Manual Techniques – Percussion and Vibrations

Tailored exercise program

Though most people do not feel like exercising, participating in a graduated exercise program that is tailored to your abilities can help to improve strength and endurance allowing you to carry out daily activities easier and improving quality of life.

 

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