Cardio respiratory physiotherapy is an area of physiotherapy that specialised in the prevention, rehabilitation, and compensation of clients with diseases and injuries in the heart and lungs. These conditions may manifest themselves as shortness of breath, persistent cough, increased work of breathing or the reduced ability to exercise.
Common cardiorespiratory conditions include:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
It is now widely Recognised that appropriate exercise can be an effective disease prevention strategy and is integral to the management of those with a variety of cardio respiratory conditions.
People who suffer an acute heart or lung injury, or require a heart or lung operation, are most often admitted directly to hospital. People with a chronic cardio respiratory condition, who suffer a flare-up or exacerbation, may also require hospital admission.
While you are in hospital, your doctor may request that an Dr. Singh Physiocare. Physiotherapist provide treatment for you. Your Physiotherapist will undertake a comprehensive assessment of your cardio respiratory system, endurance and mobility and will then tailor a treatment program to your unique needs.
Depending on your condition, your physiotherapy treatment may include:
Cardio respiratory physiotherapy also plays a large role in the prevention of common complications. When people are admitted to hospital, or are recovering after an unrelated surgery (such as an orthopaedic or abdominal surgery), your doctor may ask an Dr. Singh Physiocare cardio respiratory physiotherapist to see you. The treatment provided may include:
Following your discharge from hospital, please visit one of our Dr. Singh Physiocare clinic where a Physiotherapist will continue to support your rehabilitation.
Outpatient treatment can include:
Please contact Dr. Singh Physiocare for more information regarding our cardiorespiratory physiotherapy services.