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chest-physio-300"Chest physio" is a technique used to mobilise or loosen secretion in the lungs and respiratory tract.

This is especially helpful for patients with a large amount of secretions, or ineffective cough.

Chest physiotherapy consists of external manual therapy techniques, and coughing techniques.

Respiratory exercises are also given, as well as home chest drainage routines.

The aim for chest physiotherapy is to improve respiratory efficiency, and to get more oxygen into the body.

Chest physio is beneficial for patients with such conditions as pneumonia, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, emphysema, asthma and neurological conditions that affect breathing.