If you have a disease that results in sputum production, your physiotherapist will prescribe respiratory physiotherapy for you. Initially, this will involve the physio assessing you to identify the problem. As a result, management techniques and a treatment plan will be put in place. This will include airway clearance techniques, such as oscillating PEP. Different
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POWERbreathe popped in to meet up with new members of the physiotherapy team at The London Clinic (23rd July). The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals, dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise. We presented POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training to 10 new members of
Published by Elsevier Ltd from Physiotherapy (Volume 100, Issue 2, June 2014, Pages 128–133), the reference chart was declared “a novel tool for monitoring the progress of inspiratory muscle training for physiotherapy practice” and recommended its wider use in clinical practice. STUDY Reference chart of inspiratory muscle strength: a new tool to monitor the effect