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.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
We use a range of treatment modalities to enhance airway clearance including
Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (ACBT)
Huffing/Forced Expiratory Technique (FET)
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.