Breathing Pattern Disorder Course, Bangalore

RECOUP Hospital in Bangalore have conducted a post-graduate course for Rehabilitation and Pain Physicians, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists entitled ”The Palette of Breath" - Breath Support for movement, function, performance and expression in health and disease.

The course focused on evaluation and treatment of breathing pattern disorders (BPD, musculoskeletal pain, musculoskeletal dysfunction and hyperventilation syndrome), as well as secondary lung dysfunction (Stroke, Spinal Cord Injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, LMN disorders (Myasthenia Gravis, ALS), Spine surgeriesa and Arthroplasties).

As part of the course, respiratory muscle function evaluation and treatment were addressed. Supporting this part of the course Uri and colleagues from POWERbreathe Israel along with Mr Sanil Simon and colleagues from POWERbreathe India organised and conducted a POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training workshop, as can be seen in the photos.

Ms. Irena Paiuk, MscPT, BPT, Cert., expert in respiratory and breathing dysfunction disorders at Asaf Harofe MC, TAU, said of the POWERbreathe workshop,

“I would like to thank POWERbreathe representatives in Israel and in Bangalore for their kind support in organizing and conducting a workshop in RECOUP Hospital, Bangalore, this summer… This kind of collaboration is very helpful to health professionals! Thanks POWERbreathe.”

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