Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders

Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders

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This authoritative, research-based book, written by a team of clinical experts, offers an introduction to the symptoms and causes of disordered breathing as well as the strategies and protocols that can be used to correct and restore normal breathing. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders guides readers through a discussion of the current research that links disordered breathing patterns with perceived pain levels, fatigue, stress and anxiety. Basic mechanics, physiology, and biochemistry of normal breathing are outlined to lay a foundation for understanding causes and mechanics of disordered breathing. Self-help strategies with charts and workbook pages that may be photocopied as handouts are designed to help patients overcome specific breathing problems.Postural re-education, correcting respiratory muscle use, and reducing unnecessary accessory muscle activity, can be used to refine motor control in phonation. Pettersen ... Biofeedback allowed singers to improve their motor control of these muscles through a visual medium. ... Even traditional singing methods encourage quiet inspiration during singing (Miller 1996). ... See the chapters in Section 7 for manual approaches to enhance respiratory, and therefore vocal function. In oneanbsp;...

Title:Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders
Author:Leon Chaitow, Chris Gilbert, Dinah Morrison
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2014-07-07


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