Tag Archives: Physiotherapy

What are Airway Clearance Techniques?

Airway Clearance Techniques are different types of breathing exercises that help you to get sputum out of your lungs. This is a term that may be used to cover lots of different ways that you may be taught to clear sputum out of your lungs. May also be referred to as ‘Chest Clearance’, ‘Breathing Exercises’ […]

Going to hospital

Many people experiencing an exacerbation of their COPD will be able to have their treatment at home. However, if your GP is worried about you they may arrange for you to go into hospital. You need to be in hospital if your oxygen levels are low, or you are really breathless and not managing at […]