The Breather is a drug free evidence-based respiratory muscle training device used by patients and non-patients alike to improve respiratory, speech and swallow functions.
The Breather Respiratory Muscle Training (RMT) device combines both inspiratory and expiratory muscle training, and improves respiratory, speech and swallowing functions in patients. Furthermore, RMT in athletes and healthy individuals using The Breather led to improved respiratory functions, heart rate, peripheral muscle strength and exercise performance.
Through this series of short videos Carrie will walk you through respiratory maneuvers such as diaphragmatic or belly breathing, huff-cough, overcoming shortness of breath and ways to enhance delivery of bronchodilator medications. Carrie will demonstrate how to use and clean the breather in the following videos.