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The Breather is a hand held trainer that strengthens both inspiratory and expiratory muscles. Due to prolonged illness, aging, and neuromuscular diseases, respiratory muscles can be become weak. The Breather is the perfect tool in developing strength and endurance for one's respiratory muscles and helping to clear mucus in airways.
Strong breath support is essential for speech, swallowing and coughing. Inspiratory resistance strengthens the diaphragm, the external muscles surrounding the ribs and the accessory muscles of the neck. Exhalation resistance strengthens and tones the internal intercostals and abdominal muscles. This resistance mimics pursed lips breathing which can help to safeguard against trapping air in the lungs before training. The Breather helps to improve respiratory muscles and quality of life by promoting regained activity and exercise tolerance.
An affordable therapy tool for people with Asthma, Parkinson's, Dysphagia, Sleep Apnea, Hypertension, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, COPD, Ventilator, Myasthenia Gravis, and Congenstive Heart Failure.