What is Breathing Exercises?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Breathing exercises may improve respiratory muscle function, help reduce the severity of breathlessness, and improve the ability to exercise.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Promote relaxation 4 0
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) 2 0
Pain 2 0
Bipolar manic episodes 1 1
Bipolar mixed episodes 1 1
Anxious mood 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Breathing Exercises"

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently going to Breathing Exercises)
Dosage Patients
30 min weekly 1
5 min daily 1
180 min monthly 1
60 min weekly 1
10 min daily 1
70 min weekly 1
15 min daily 1
20 min daily 1
30 min daily 1
120 min daily 1
Why Patients Stopped Going to Breathing Exercises (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 5 patients who’ve stopped going to Breathing Exercises

Duration

Currently Going to Breathing Exercises
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 4
Stopped Going to Breathing Exercises
Duration Patients
0-1 month 2
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
1 50%
Usually
0 0%
Sometimes
0 0%
Never
1 50%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
0 0%
A little
1 50%
Not at all
1 50%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
1 100%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Breathing Exercises.