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Video: Breathing Tips for COPD

Posted on April 16, 2020
Medically reviewed by
Alexander Grichuhin, RRT-RCP
Article written by
Annie Keller

MyCOPDTeam has partnered with the Home Rehab Network to bring you videos filled with helpful tips and exercises that you can do from the comfort of your own home.

Tips to Help With Breathing

Shortness of breath can be one of the most difficult symptoms of COPD. Fortunately, there are ways to use your chest muscles to assist the lungs — and a few straws are all you need to practice. In this video, respiratory therapist Alex Grichuhin from the Home Rehab Network discusses pulmonary rehabilitation techniques to ease breathing.

This video will teach viewers to use their chest muscles to help breathing and demonstrate how strengthening them can assist the lungs.

Do you have any questions for Alex about COPD and breathing tips? Post them in the comments below.

Alexander Grichuhin, RRT-RCP, Co-Founder / CEO of Home Rehab Network
Alex is a top respiratory therapist in pulmonary rehabilitation. He founded Home Rehab Network because he found that people with COPD needed more tools at home to supplement their therapy.

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Alexander Grichuhin, RRT-RCP is a top respiratory therapist in pulmonary rehabilitation. He founded Home Rehab Network because he found that people with COPD needed more tools at home to supplement their therapy. Learn more about him here.
Annie Keller specializes in writing about medicine, medical devices, and biotech. Learn more about her here.

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