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Respiratory Physiotherapy

Respiratory physiotherapy or respiratory exercises is the assessment and treatment of a number of respiratory disorders including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Based within Fairfield Independent Hospital, our Physiotherapy department offers specialist respiratory physiotherapy

No GP referral is required. You can book an appointment with our specifically trained physiotherapist for an in-depth initial assessment to see how Respiratory Physiotherapy therapy can help you.

After assessing your specific needs our specifically trained physiotherapist Helen Tickle offers a specialised programme of exercise, including breathing techniques to help slow down the progression of COPD and also educate about self management.

COPD is a common condition that mainly affects middle-aged or older adults who smoke. Many people don’t realise they have it.

With COPD breathing problems, tend to get gradually worse over time and can limit your normal activities, although treatment can help keep the condition under control.

Key facts about the procedure