Why use respiratory physiotherapy?
Respiratory involvement is currently considered the leading cause of hospitalization.
The objectives of respiratory physiotherapy are mainly to…
- 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)