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How can physical therapy help those with COPD?

Brian Yee
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy can help COPD with focus on improving breathing patterns. There are manual techniques to improve inhalation/exhalation capacities. Proper education in strategies to improve self management skills for COPD should also be discussed.

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