Chest Treatment

Acute or chronic bronchitis or pneumonia

  • Nebulising- only with saline solution or prescribed nebulising medication
  • Percussions- Using cupped hands on the chest area over the ribs to loosen the secretions
  • Vibrations- By using a vibromat machine to loosen secretions
  • Postural drainage-positioning you in a specific way to assist in clearing your lungs
  • Deep breathing exercises
  • General advice