Respiratory physiotherapists assist patients with problems related to your lungs. These difficulties can occur as a result of a long-standing disease, e.g. Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Bronchitis; Or as a result of abnormal pattern of breathing; Or require surgery or hospital stay after a critical illness.
Respiratory physiotherapy may help with symptoms such as:
In the initial session, the therapist will take a complete in-depth assessment to identify the main problem. A personalized treatment program will then be designed.
We provide the following services:
Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is an evidence-based program of physical activity and education for people living with chronic lung disease. Research shows that Pulmonary Rehabilitation –
Physiotherapy has been shown to be successful in facilitating the cleansing of the airways of the sputum, whether due to: chest infection or an acute episode of pneumonia; Chronic lung disease such as bronchiectasis or cystic fibrosis.
We assess your lungs by taking a history, examine your chest, and through other observations. Then we teach you the most suitable method to clean the mucus. This can usually occur through breathing techniques but can also be done using “assistants” or small pieces of equipment to facilitate the process.