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Is the AirPhysio device helpful in building lung volume?

Just found an article about AirPhysio about helping to build lung volume and getting rid of mucus. Would like your input if it’s any good.

  1. Hello , I have been using the "Aerobika" brand with success for some time now. With my Stage 4 COPD, it really helps loosen the "mucus" in my lungs so I can cough it out. They have different settings to allow different pressures. They are simple devices that are easy to clean. As Leon mentioned it's best to have your Physician refer what they think is best for you. We wish you the best of luck and please let us know how you made out. (Jeff COPD.net)

    1. Hi again, , and, as always, thank YOU for chiming in here with your own encouragement and support. We also appreciate you being candid and sharing your own personal experience using this type (PEP), of device.

      Your input and feedback is always valued here.

      Warm regards,
      Leon (site moderator COPD.net)

  2. Hi , and thanks for your post.
    You've posted a good question about the AirPhysio device - in fact, others in the community have also asked questions about this device.

    The device you are referring to (an AirPhysio), is an adjunct device that may be used to help patients clear their airways of mucus.

    This adjunct falls into the category of positive expiratory pressure (PEP) devices. From my experience, many patients do well using the device, but it may not be helpful for everyone.

    I thought you might gain some additional insight for this type of therapy from this article on that very topic: https://copd.net/living/strategies-improving-cough/. I do hope you find this to be helpful information.

    I would also suggest you discuss this type of therapy with your physician to determine if this is suitable for your particular condition.

    Earlier in my response, I mentioned that other community members showed an interest in this particular device. If you wanted to look over their conversations (and replies), here is the link, for your convenience: https://copd.net/?s=airphysio.

    I am hopeful this is the information you are looking for and it addresses your expressed concern.

    Wishing you well,
    Leon (site moderator COPD.net)

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