What is meant by breathing difficulty?
Breathing difficulty is when you find it hard to take in air (oxygen) to your lungs. Breathing difficulty can be a result of a neurological problem. Breathing difficulty can cause a person to feel anxious and uneasy.
How can physiotherapy benefit you?
Physiotherapy can be beneficial for a person who has breathing difficulty in the following ways:
- Help to try and reduce your difficulty breathing.
- Help you to feel at ease.
- Make you feel more confident in coping independently.
- Help with stress and relaxation.
- Help you to continue with activities of daily living independently.
- Help you to be less reliant on others.
What physiotherapy treatments help people who are experiencing difficulty breathing?
There are various treatments that physiotherapists may carry out with people who experience difficulty breathing. A structures program tailored to your needs will be developed between you and your physiotherapist so that you get the most out of your treatment. Your treatment at Physio.co.uk may involve:
- Deep breathing techniques
- Active cycle of breathing techniques
- Stress management
- Postural correction
- Positioning to help you breathe more comfortably
- Inhaler education
- Oxygen therapy
Breathing difficulty is when a person is unable to take in air to their lungs. It can be a common symptom after a neurological problem. Physiotherapy is beneficial for anyone who is experiencing difficulty breathing.
To book an appointment at Physio.co.uk or for further information on how we can help with your difficulty breathing, please call 0330 088 7800.