Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : breathing exercises


EFFECTS OF BREATHING EXERCISES AND INCENTIVE SPIROMETRY IN IMPROVING LUNG CAPACITY ON INDIVIDUALS WITH LUNG FIBROSIS

Dr. Anchit Gugnani

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 1407-1435

has been routinely considered a part of the perioperative
respiratory therapy strategies to prevent or treat complications. Incentive spirometry is
designed to mimic natural sighing or yawning by encouraging the patient to take long, slow,
deep breaths. People living with chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary
disease (COPD), COVID 19, emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis, experience similar lung
disease symptoms. Shortness of breath and decreased lung function make breathing difficult.
Sometimes, doctors recommend their patients use an incentive spirometer. Incentive
spirometers are prescribed after surgery or as part of a lung disease treatment plan. Here are
the facts you need to know about incentive spirometry benefits