Help Me Use the Breather®: Frequently asked questions

From time to time I am contacted by a customer, patient, or speech-language pathologist with questions about using the Breather®, respiratory muscle trainer (RMT) device. Recently, I heard from a customer who I’ll call Linda, who shared in an email that she has...

Safe Use of Your Respiratory Muscle Trainer During COVID Pandemic

I was contacted recently by a customer asking about safe practices for use of a respiratory muscle training device during the COVID 19 pandemic. Respiratory muscle training (RMT) devices are handheld devices used to strengthen the muscles of inhalation and exhalation....

Respiratory Muscle Training: building your patient’s gym

Skeletal muscles are reactors and adapters to stimuli that challenge them. That challenge can come in the form of free weight resistance, band resistance or learning a complex movement like throwing or running. The difference lies in what adaptations or responses...