POWERbreathe for Medical Conditions

 

POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training is clinically proven and beneficial for the following medical conditions:

  • IMT for other conditions where dyspnoea is present

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    • Because Inspiratory Muscle Training influences dyspnoea directly at a cortical level, it is also helpful for managing other conditions where dyspnoea is present, in addition to COPD and asthma. These include:

      • Elderly people18 (with non-specific dyspnoea Copestake & McConnell, 1995) 
      • Neuromuscular disease1 
      • Parkinson's disease2 
      • Prior-polio3 
      • Spinal cord injury4 
      • Sleep apnoea and snoring19 (Heijdra et al., 1996) 
      • Exercise-induced paradoxical vocal fold motion13
  • Inspiratory muscle training helpful in other medical conditions

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    • Inspiratory muscle training has also been shown to be helpful in other medical conditions, including: 

      • Muscular dystrophy
      • Multiple Sclerosis
      • Voice and speech disorders
      • Postoperative pulmonary complications
      • Restrictive thoracic disease
      • Severe chronic pulmonary hypertension10 
      • Inspiratory stridor11 
      • Duchenne muscular dystrophy12 
      • Tetraplegia14 
      • Myasthenia gravis15 
      • Bronchiectasis16 
      • Chronic hemodialysis17
  • Blog posts supporting POWERbreathe for medical conditions

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The Research

Links to research papers, published in peer-reviewed, high quality scientific journals. As well as original studies, we have also included some articles that review IMT; these have been written by experts in this field of research.

  1. Neuromuscular disease1

    Parkinson's disease2

    Prior-polio3

    Spinal cord injury4

    Muscular dystrophy5

    Multiple Sclerosis6

    Voice and speech disorders7

    Postoperative pulmonary complications8

    Restrictive thoracic disease9

    Severe chronic pulmonary hypertension10

     Inspiratory stridor11

    Duchenne muscular dystrophy12

    Exercise-induced paradoxical vocal fold motion13

    Tetraplegia14

    Myasthenia gravis15

    Bronchiectasis16

    Chronic hemodialysis17

    Elderly people18

    Sleep apnoea and snoring19

    Other

 

How to get a POWERbreathe medic

  • Available on prescription
  • Ask your GP
  • For prescribing
  • NHS Supply Chain Stock No: FDE524
  • PIP Code: 232-1040

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