Cardiothoracic physiotherapy is used to help patients with conditions of the heart, lungs, oesophagus and other organs in the chest, to manage or resolve their conditions.
About our cardiothoracic physiotherapy services
Our team of cardiothoracic physiotherapists provide an out-patient service for patients suffering with a range of conditions including asthma, pneumonia and bronchiectasis.
Asthma awareness & education programme
This programme helps you to develop skills such as knowing how to breathe properly and efficiently. Learning these skills can reduce stress levels and enhance drug therapies. Our therapists are trained in Buteyko breathing techniques, which are now well established in the UK and are recommended in the British Thoracic Society’s British Guideline on the Management of Asthma.
Assessment and breathing retraining programme for hyperventilation syndrome / dysfunction
The aim of this programme is to reduce your symptoms and give you the knowledge and techniques you need to manage your illness more effectively.
Bronchiectasis treatment and education
This programme educates you about the condition, and shows you how you can better manage it on an ongoing basis.
Physiotherapy for patients with pneumonia and chest infections
Our physiotherapists can help you if you have difficulty clearing your sputum, if you are struggling with shortness of breath or if you need advice on how to get back into your normal routine.
Pulmonary rehabilitation programme
This programme is designed to help you if you suffer from lung disease and need help to reduce disability, improve quality of life, manage your breathlessness and become more independent. It includes physical training, disease education and advice on nutrition. Sessions take place in the therapy gym, where there is a wide range of equipment including a treadmill, exercise bikes and a stepping machine. Exercises are tailored to your own ability and preferences.
Cardiac rehabilitation programme
We provide a cardiac rehabilitation programme from phase 1-3 in our therapy gym. Programmes are tailored to your own needs. We also advise you on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and make positive health choices.
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Please note - regrettably we are unable to answer specific medical questions or offer medical advice via email or telephone.