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Breathe Easier With Physiotherapy

 Breathe Easier With Physiotherapy

 Physical therapy

 Breathe Easier With Physiotherapy

The pulmonary rehabilitation is to facilitate the removal of tracheobronchial secretions and decrease airway resistance. Make in short, that the act of breathing is as natural as possible for the individual. Physiotherapy has many techniques that are very effective.

Recall some techniques used to facilitate the patient’s breathing, especially in children and pre-teens.

   Conventional methods in Physiotherapy

Set of techniques designed to take off the walls and transporting secretions coming to his expulsion. Most of them need the assistance of a physiotherapist or trained adult during learning or in its accomplishment (percussion and vibration).

Postural drainage

Gravity drainage facilitates the adoption of various postures Airways Verticalic each segment or lobe. In infants postural changes are made in the lap of the adult and older children were used oscillating tables or pillows.

Currently used in both the lateral decubitus position and sitting, as in Trendelenburg position increases the work of breathing and increased desaturation.

Thoracic expansion exercises

Are carried out with maximum inspirations conducting sustained by short apnea at the end of those, followed by a slow passive expiration. In young children are used to laughing and crying. In ventilated patients used manual hyperinflation.

Control of breathing, diaphragmatic breathing

Are periods of tidal breathing with slow relaxation of respiratory muscles and ventilation accessories diaphragm sandwiched between active techniques in order to allow recovery and avoid burnout.

Chest Percussion

Repeated tapping fingertip in infants, older children hollow hand or an inflatable mask on different areas of the chest. Combined with postural drainage.

Chest vibration

Apply the hands or fingertips on the chest wall without opening a vibration is generated during expiration. Combined with compression and postural drainage.