In this video, Carrie will be your guide for The Breather, a respiratory muscle training (RMT) device that trains both inspiratory and expiratory muscles.

This series of Breather user guides are for respiratory, speech, occupational, and physical therapists, as well as patients who are diagnosed with the conditions including COPD, asthma, vent weaning, dysphagia, stroke, hypertension, Parkinson’s, chronic heart failure, and ICU acquired weakness.

Clinical benefits include higher exercise tolerance, reduced blood pressure, improved oxygen saturation, stronger peak cough flow, improved laryngeal function for speech and swallow, and improved cardiac autonomy.