Williams and Locke Physiotherapists can treat different chest conditions through various techniques. These techniques include but are not limited to, percussion of the lungs, vibration of the lungs, postural drainage, nebulising, suctioning, retraining of breathing pattern and using dry needling to assist with respiratory issues
When to Seek Physiotherapy for Respiratory Issues
If you are suffering from any of the following conditions, using physiotherapy to treat respiratory issues may be the solution for you. These conditions include but are not limited to:
- Respiratory infections
- Acute trauma to the chest wall
- COVID-19 (after 7 days of symptoms)
- Post COVID syndrome or Lond COVID
- Post severe COVID infections
Often some of these ailments occur when the seasons change. Going from hot to cold weather can often put your body under strain. Whether it be sinus or chest infections, winter can play havoc. We urge you to speak to your doctor and with their advice, we can work hand-in-hand to assist you with a speedy recovery. We all know that we want to be heroes and try fight illness on our own, but sometimes a little bit of help can go a long way. We would hate to see your conditions worsen without the correct treatment. So again, speak to your doctor and let us work with them to help you get better.
Here at Williams & Locke Physiotherapists, we can effectively improve the function of your respiratory system with treatment of conditions involving the sinus, lungs and chest wall. We can assist in cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation following severe COVID-19 infection. Click below to book an online appointment today so we can help you!