Treatment and Rehabilitation of Bronchial Asthma

In this article we will discuss about the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Bronchial Asthma. So, let’s get started.

Treatment and Rehabilitation

Bronchodilators are used yo treat asthma and they are categorized as

Short acting beta-2 agonist like Salbutamol,Levosalbutamol,Pirbuterol etc

Long acting beta-2 agonist like Salmeterol,Formoterol etc

Inhaled Corticosteroids like Budesonide,Beclomethasone dipropionate etc

Combination of Budesonide and Formoterol

Anticholinergics like Ipratropium Bromide

Theophylline

Physiotherapy Rehabilitation includes

Breathing Retraining Techniques

Buteyko Breathing Technique

Respiratory Muscle Training

Range of Motion Exercises

Removal of Secretions via Percussion, Shaking, Vibration, Postural Drainage, Effective Coughing etc

Video link given below

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Written by priyeshbanerjeept

Physiotherapist, Certified MFR therapist on a mission to provide one stop search destination for various diseases its symptoms,causes,diagnosis,treatment, physiotherapy management,rehabilitation with practical examples for aspiring physiotherapists,medical professionals and general public.

2 comments

  1. Leukotriene receptor antagonists like Monteleukast are used before certain activities like physical exercise which can trigger an attack of asthma in some individuals. They are effective agents im preventing an attack unlike B2 agonists and anticholinergics which are used to control an acute episode.

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