Chest Physiotherapy Rehabilitation, London Respiratory Physiotherapy

Chest Physiotherapy in London to treat lungs disease or chest infection ( COPD, flu, pneumonia …)

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Respiratory physiotherapy can help patients suffering from acute respiratory illnesses as well as chronic respiratory diseases.

We treat the following respiratory condition with chest physiotherapy:

  • Chest Physiotherapy to treat Bronchitis
  • Chest Physiotherapy to treat Chest infection
  • Chest Physiotherapy to treat Pneumonia
  • Chest Physiotherapy to treat Asthma
  • Chest Physiotherapy to treat Cystic fibrosis
  • Chest Physiotherapy to treat Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD), emphysema or chronic bronchitis


If you are an Axa or Bupa patient, you cannot book online. Please call our office with your authorisation number.

If you cannot find an appointment which suits you or would like a home visit, call us or send us a message: we will do our best to find you a slot.

How works Chest Physiotherapy? Respiratory physiotherapy

If you suffer from a severe respiratory illness in London, such as flu, bronchitis, or pneumonia, chest physiotherapy will assist a faster recovery, potentially without medication if the treatment starts at the early stages of the illness. Chest physiotherapy and lung drainage will help you clean the mucus from your lungs, offering respiratory relief and stopping the infection from spreading. This allows your body to fight the infection by focusing its energy to attack the virus or bacteria, instead of the production of phlegm, thus helping a prompter recovery.

Chest Physiotherapy for COPD and Chronic Respiratory Conditions

If you suffer from a chronic respiratory disease, such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, or COPD , the different chest physiotherapy techniques can help you control the attacks and achieve a better quality of life. Pulmonary Rehabilitation will teach you how to feel less breathless by improving your fitness and stamina, so you don’t have to quit your enjoyable everyday activities.

The physiotherapist will start using chest physiotherapy technique to free your lungs from mucus. Once the physiotherapist has cleared your lungs and assess your breathing, He will tailor a respiratory exercises program adapted to your condition.

Respiratory physiotherapy & Chest Physiotherapy exercises

The respiratory exercises will aim to strengthen your diaphragm, stretch your chest to increase you lungs’ respiratory volume and increase the flexibility of your rib cage. Once you have done these exercises on regular basis you will feel more confortable breathing and will be able to manage your condition more easily.

Respiratory Physiotherapists specialised in Chest physiotherapy and the rehabilitation of respiratory conditions

Our physiotherapists in London have more than ten years of experience in respiratory treatment for adults and children and use the new chest physiotherapy technique, which has been used for over 15 years in France, Belgium, Switzerland and USA and are now available in the UK. This technique is proven to be more efficient in cleaning your lungs, gentler than old techniques such as clapping or percussion, can be done passively or actively and in shorter sessions.

Our Respiratory physio in London will teach you:

  • Effective abdominal breathing for better blood oxygenation
  • How to drain your lungs from the thick obstructing mucus (autogenic drainage)
  • How to relax your ribcage and diaphragm by stretching
  • How to strengthen your diaphragm in order to obtain maximum breathing comfort in your everyday life
  • Exercises to improve your stamina and strength in order to reduce the feeling of breathlessness

Understanding your condition and your medication will help you cope better and gain control of your symptoms and attacks. If you are a COPD patient and a smoker, quitting smoking should also be a priority in order to improve your breathing.

Respiratory Physiotherapist in London at Our Practices in Monument Moorgate EC3, Belgravia SW1 or Clapham SW4.

Our respiratory physio specialist can treat you at:

  • Our clinic in Monument near Bank, Moorgate and London Bridge
  • Our clinic in Belgravia Westminster near Victoria, Knightsbridge and Sloane Square
  • Our clinics in Clapham near Battersea and Balham

Our clinics are located within walking distance to the main Central London stations and are easy to reach from anywhere in London. If you cannot find a suitable appointment in your clinic of preference, you can choose any of the others as our clinics are located just 10-15 minutes` travel from each other.

Chest Physiotherapy for Respiratory Conditions at Home in London

For patient who cannot come to our respiratory clinic, our physiotherapist can treat you in the comfort of your home in London. We offer home visit chest physiotherapy from Monday to Saturday.

Respiratory Physiotherapist Covered by Health Insurances including AXA, BUPA, Cigna

Our physiotherapy and osteopathy treatments are covered by most health insurances and are Bupa registered & recognised (BUPA Global and BUPA UK), Axa registered & recognised (AXA International, AXA ppp), Cigna registered & recognised and WPA registered & recognised

For appointment with our London physiotherapist or London osteopath call : 0207 125 0262 – 07824 553765

Information about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

adult coughCOPD is the name given for lung disease such as chronic bronchitis, emphysema or chronic obstructive airways disease.Airflow obstruction occurs and results in breathing difficulties, persistent coughing as well as recurring chest infections.The airways suffer a persistent inflammation leading to permanent damage.

The primary cause for COPD is noxious particles or gas, most commonly from tobacco smoking, which triggers an abnormal inflammatory response in the lung. Other factors are passive smoking, air pollution, exposure to fumes and dust at work.

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Chest Physiotherapy for Baby in London. Baby Physio, the baby chest physiotherapy specialist

babyphysio-mummys-physio-london-300x201Chest Physiotherapy for baby is different than for adults and must be done in a gentle and careful way but paediatric physiotherapists.

Baby Physio has 15 years of experience in chest physiotherapy for babies in London and is the practice that most paediatricians refer their patients to when they want the most efficient and safe treatment for their little patient.

You can read more about baby chest physiotherapy and Baby Physio by clicking the link: BABY PHYSIO CHEST PHYSIOTHERAPY

Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis in London (The new chest physiotherapy)

Moucher-le-nez-153622_LCystic fibrosis also called mucoviscidosis affects the lungs and digestive system.Because of the thick secretions produced, simple tasks like breathing and eating become difficult.

A faulty gene, found on chromosome 7 that controls the salt moving in your body is the cause and the result is an abnormal transport of chloride and sodium. This mutation of the gene CFTR lets too much salt and water into cells causing thick and sticky mucus in tubes and airways. The cells that line the airways of the lungs make sputum or mucus that is thicker than normal.The airways of the lungs are clogged by the accumulation of mucus and results in inflammation.

The bacteria will eventually cause….



If you are an Axa or Bupa patient, you cannot book online. Please call our office with your authorisation number.

If you cannot find an appointment which suits you or would like a home visit, call us or send us a message: we will do our best to find you a slot.