Respiratory Muscle Strength Training

Respiratory Muscle Strength Training

Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training  Inspiratory strength training works on the muscles of inspiration the diaphragm, the intercostals. Inspiration involves contractions of the diaphragm and external intercostals, which increase intrathoracic volume and decreased volume in pressure.  Respiration is a recoil from inspiration. Exhalation involves relaxation of the inhalation muscles, recruitment of abdominal and internal intercostals to force [...]

Go With the (Peak) Flow

A Clinical Swallow Evaluation is a series of screens that we use to determine if the patient requires more testing or not. Let's face it, whether we like it or not, insurance likes objective data, including numbers indicating a deficit or no deficit.   Peak Flow is a tool that gives us objective numbers to input [...]