Physical therapy for respiratory problems

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Physical therapy for respiratory problems

Due to the buildup of excessive mucus in the lungs, cystic fibrosis is associated with respiratory problems like shortness of breath. Breaking up and clearing this mucus in the throat is a primary goal of chest physical therapy, which can involve different techniques or devices.1

 

  1. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cystic-fibrosis/basics/definition/con-20013731. Accessed December 2014.