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Positive Expiratory Pressure and Oscillatory Positive Expiratory pressure

These techniques involve the use of devices. These are not commonly used by people with COPD. They can be used on their own, or at the same time as other breathing exercises such as Autogenic Drainage. For this reason you may also hear these devices being referred to as ‘adjuncts’. Devices include: Positive Expiratory Pressure […]

Autogenic Drainage

This is a breathing technique used to clear differing levels of the lung and help you to breathe better. Autogenic drainage can be difficult to explain in words. It is important that you are first shown how to do this by your physiotherapist as sections may be individually tailored to your needs. You should discuss […]

Other Airways Clearance Techniques

Other Airway Clearance Technique and devices can be tried to help you to clear your sputum. To get the best from these you should speak to a respiratory physiotherapist. Other techniques that a respiratory physiotherapist may use with you are: Autogenic Drainage (AD). Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP). Oscillatory Positive Expiratory Pressure. You can find out […]