Respiratory Physiotherapy at Graceville

You can now find us at our additional location in Goodlife Gym, Graceville!

Our team of physiotherapists are highly qualified in the treatment of lung and chest conditions.

Our physiotherapists can teach you relaxed breathing exercises as well as basal expansion exercises, airway Clearance Techniques and how to cough effectively.

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Our team of physiotherapists are highly qualified in the treatment of lung and chest conditions. Our physiotherapists can teach you relaxed breathing exercises as well as basal expansion exercises, airway Clearance Techniques and how to cough effectively.

What is Lung Physiotherapy?

Lung Physiotherapy is a type of physiotherapy, that we have been practising here for 25 years to treat lung conditions.

The respiratory conditions that can benefit from physiotherapy include:

  • COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Asthma
  • Breathlessness
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Lung surgery
  • Lobar Pneumonia
  • Bronchial Pneumonia
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Croup

Treatment techniques include:

  • Breathing techniques
  • Learning to expand different sections of the lungs.
  • Learning how to breathe using your diaphragm.
  • Learn how to nasal breathe.
  • Using devices to help basal expansion such as “The Flutter” device
  • Relaxed breathing exercises

Positioning

To help expand different areas of the lungs.

To help rid the lungs of excess secretions.

To relax the body and thus the breathing. This can help asthmatics who become anxious and thus increase their chance of an asthma attack.

Exercise

Exercises used to enhance the expansion of the lungs. Used in cardio respiratory conditions all clients with respiratory problems can benefit from some gentle form of exercise,

  • Breathing techniques
  • Learning to expand different sections of the lungs.
  • Learning how to breathe using your diaphragm.
  • Learn how to nasal breathe.
  • Using devices to help basal expansion such as “The Flutter” device
  • Relaxed breathing exercises
  • Positioning
  • To help expand different areas of the lungs.
  • To help rid the lungs of excess secretions.
  • To relax the body and thus the breathing. This can help asthmatics who become anxious and thus increase their chance of an asthma attack.

How is Physiotherapy used in Pulmonary Rehabilitation?

Physiotherapy is used in pulmonary rehabilitation to:

  • help expand the lungs
  • Relax the breathing
  • Improve oxygenation
  • Promote relaxation
  • Improve pulmonary fitness
  • Decrease severity of asthma and croup attacks

Find us in the GRACEVILLE QUARTER BUILDING 2/296 Oxley Rd, Graceville, QLD

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GOODLIFE GYM 164 Graceville Ave, Graceville, QLD