Respiratory physiotherapy in Malaga

Respiratory physiotherapy is a specialty of physiotherapy indicated for patients with respiratory diseases.
For urgent appointments Direct attention (Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.)

Why use respiratory physiotherapy?

Respiratory involvement is currently considered the leading cause of hospitalization.

The objectives of respiratory physiotherapy are mainly to…

  • Breathing
  • Clear the bronchial tree of secretions.
  • Decrease resistance of the rib cage
  • Increase pulmonary ventilation
  • Adequate ventilatory mechanics
  • Assist drainage and reabsorption of air and pleural fluid.
  • Preventing circulatory complications and post-operative scarring
  • Recovery of effort tolerance (appropriate to each moment).
  • Maintain adequate respiratory muscles, diaphragm, intercostals, scalenes, ecom, etc. …
  • Increasing functional capacity
  • Assist in the prevention and/or treatment of respiratory diseases related to different factors, such as:

Airborne suspensions such as covid, rhinovirus, interstitial viruses, etc…..

Who does respiratory physiotherapy help?

Respiratory physiotherapy helps all those people (infants, children, adolescents and adults)

What respiratory diseases or problems do we solve with physiotherapy?

  • Rib cage problems
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Obstructive diseases (bronchitis, emphysema, COPD, covid, pneumonia, …).
  • Restrictive diseases (rib cage deformities, cystic fibrosis, etc…)
  • It can be directed to children with (bronchitis, asthma, bronchial hyperreactivity, bronchiolitis, diaphragmatic paralysis, bronchial dyskinesia, …).
  • Neurological diseases (ulrich, smart, ame, cerebral palsy etc., cancer or tumors, lobectomies, cardiac or thoracic surgeries, sleep disease)

What methodology do we use at Clínica Sohail to help you with your respiratory problems?

Respiratory physiotherapy treatments are fully personalized.

Depending on the patient’s adaptation, current disease and medical history, the patient will be constantly evaluated, performing a small assessment after the clinical history, data collection, at mid-session and at the end of the session.

Treatments can be passive or active with instrumentalized techniques or non-instrumentalized techniques.

These will be non-invasive and painless techniques for the patient, with the aim of helping them at all times to improve their quality of life, improve chronic pathology, rest and even nutrition.

  1. Personal data
  2. Basic data
    • source
    • current diagnosis
    • pathologic antecedents
  3. Physical examination.
    • inspection and palpation
    • percussion
    • auscultation
    • cough
    • expectoration
    • dyspnea pain
    • state of consciousness
    • skin
    • pulse oximetry
  1. Respiratory functional tests
  2. Aerosol therapy and pharmacology
  3. Rx
  1. Instrumented
  2. Not instrumentalized

Once the patient’s data is collected, we will proceed to the most appropriate techniques for the patient and his pathology (it will be evaluated again at mid-session and at the end of the session):

  • Breathing exercises
  • Diaphragmatic muscle training
  • Drainage of secretions
  • Expansion of the thoracic cage
  • General training
Maria José Fisioterapia respiratoria
María José García Morales
Physiotherapist specialized in respiratory diseases
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