Chest Physiotherapy

What is Chest Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapist helps patients suffered from pulmonary disease to remove sputum though different manual technique and exercise, such as percussion, postural drainage, huffing and breathing exercise. The advantage of chest physiotherapy is to reduce the chance of hospital admission due to chest infection.


Indication:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD )
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema 
  • Reduced lung function
  • Patient with sputum retention

Treatment:
  • Percussion
  • Vibration
  • Postural drainage
  • Huffing
  • Coughing exercise and technique
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