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What is a Lung Clearing Device?

Curious to learn why the medical and sports communities praise this affordable and drug-free lung clearing device? What is it, how does it work and why do you need one?

7 Reasons Why You Should Use A Mucus Clearing Device

Are you unsure how to clear mucus from your lungs and no amount of warm fluids or essential oils seem to work?

Increase Lung Capacity with These 3 Breathing Exercises

The lungs allow for the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide, both that are essential for the body to function. In this article, we go over three exercises to increase lung capacity.

Little known facts of Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis, also known as ‘CF’, is a progressive genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive systems. The condition is known to damage the cells that help in the secretion of sweat, mucus, and digestive enzymes.

What are the best Airway Clearance methods?

Each and every day, our body produces mucus to ease the movement of foreign objects inside our airways. But what happens when our body produces too much sticky and viscous mucus?

What is a flutter valve?

A flutter valve is a one-way valve used in respiratory medicine to prevent air from travelling back along a chest tube.

A flutter valve device, on the other hand, is a device used by individuals to mobilize mucus and expand airways.

When exhaling into the device, a steel ball resting on a cone begins to vibrate, causing oscillation through the whole airway, which in turn mobilizes sticky mucus.

How to remove mucus from the lungs naturally

What is mucus? Your body naturally makes mucus  every day and its presence isn’t always a sign of something unhealthy.   Mucus is produced passively by your body to help protect you from infection by trapping and dissolving foreign particles. It traps dead cells, debris, and/or bacteria from the upper and lower respiratory tract, so… Continue reading How to remove mucus from the lungs naturally

What Is PEP Therapy and why it’s great for you

PEP Therapy is a method used to open up clogged airways and clear mucus. A person undergoes several cycles of breathing into a PEP device to open up their airways. These are then followed by coughing to expel mucus from the airway.

What is an OPEP Device and how effective are they?

What is an OPEP Device and how effective are they?

An Oscillatory Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device helps open up clogged airways and expel mucus. OPEP devices are a subtype of Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP) Devices. This device utilizes a flutter mechanism (not present in some PEP devices) to provide resistance and vibration during exhalation.

What Is A Mucus Clearance Device?

Mucus Clearance Devices relate to tools that help dislodge your airway of mucus. These devices are used in respiratory therapy procedures with the goal of easing the expulsion of mucus. Examples of Mucus Clearance Devices include PEP Devices, OPEP Devices and HFCWO.