Clinical Evidence

There is considerable evidence of the effects surrounding respiratory muscular therapy on our health and physiology. These articles provide considerable insight on RMT effects in each of their categories.

Back Pain

Understand the effects of Respiratory Muscle Therapy on back pain.

Cardiovascular Diseases

Understand the effects of Respiratory Muscle Therapy on cardiovascular diseases and heart failure.


Holistic care for patients with COPD and comorbidities.

Neurovascular Disorders

Understanding the effects of RMT on neuromuscular disorders.

Other Disorders

Respiratory Muscular Therapy has positive effects on a wide range of diseases.

Respiratory Diseases

Understanding the effects of RMT on respiratory function and diseases.

Speech and Swallowing

Respiratory Muscular Therapy effects on speech and swallowing functions.

Quality of Care

Effects of Respiratory Muscular Therapy on the quality of care.

RMT for Children

The use of respiratory muscle training for children.

RMT for Athletes

The effects of Respiratory Muscular Therapy for athletes.

Back Pain

Respiratory muscle training (RMT) with the Breather could reduce back pain. The main breathing muscle, the diaphragm, is also involved in posture control. Low back pain leads to reduced stability and respiratory fatigue. RMT effectively improves core stability, posture control and severity of low back pain.

Sleep Apnea

Increased respiratory muscle strength achieved by application of the Breather can severely reduce sleep apnea, especially in elderly people with sleep disorders. Respiratory muscle training (RMT) with the Breather can improve sleep quality and quantity, and reduce the number of awakenings during the night. In addition, RMT can lower the blood pressure.

High Blood Pressure

Routinely applied respiratory muscle training (RMT) using the Breather can reduce the blood pressure in people with or without hypertension, lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality. RMT can effectively reduce systolic and diastolic blood pressure and heart rate variability in hypertensive adults.

Pulmonary Hypertension

Strengthening of the respiratory muscles with the Breather could reduce discomfort and fatigue in patients with pulmonary hypertension. Respiratory muscle training (RMT) improves respiratory muscle strength, exercise capacity and dealing with daily activities in people with pulmonary hypertension.

Palliative Care

Palliative care aims to improve quality of life (QOL) in people with serious illness. Respiratory muscle training using the Breather can reduce the risk of respiratory failure, improve airway clearance to prevent aspiration, reducing the danger of pneumonia, and improve QOL by helping to fight depression in people with pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, multiple sclerosis and other diseases.

Postoperative Pulmonary Complications

Preoperative respiratory muscle training (RMT) with the Breather could reduce morbidity and mortality due to pulmonary complications after major surgery. RMT effectively reduces incidence rates of postoperative pneumonia and atelectasis, and reduces duration of hospital stay.


Respiratory muscle disorders frequently cluster together, such as COPD and cardiovascular disease, sleep apnea or asthma. Respiratory muscle training using the Breather provides a holistic approach that can simultaneously alleviate symptoms of the primary disease and comorbidities to improve health-related quality of life.

Reflux Disease

Dysfunction of the crural diaphragm at the esophagogastric junction (EGJ) leads to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Respiratory muscle training using the Breather can strengthen the crural diaphragm and improve pressure and motility at the EGJ. This reduces reflux, regurgitation, heartburn and cardiac control in people with GERD.


Strengthens inspiratory muscles – diaphragm, external intercostals, accessory muscles of neck
Strengthens expiratory muscles – internal intercostals, abdominals .
Helps in movement of hyolaryngeal complex
Generates improved airflow through vocal folds
Improves respiratory support for safe swallow function
Improves protective cough and assist airway clearance
Promotes diaphragmatic breathing
Decreases shortness of breath
Improves blood flow to resting and exercising limbs