Chest physiotherapy


Chest physiotherapy is a group of physical techniques that improve lung function and help you breathe better. Chest PT, or CPT expands the lungs, strengthens breathing muscles, and loosens and improves drainage of thick lung secretions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Chest PT is hard work and can be tiring, but you will tolerate therapy better as your condition improves. Tell your provider if you are uncomfortable or tired so the techniques can be adjusted. Over time, chest physiotherapy can help you breathe easier, increase the amount of oxygen in your blood, and improve your energy level.