Postural drainageChest physical therapy; CPT; COPD - postural drainage; Cystic fibrosis - postural drainage; Bronchopulmonary dysplasia - postural drainage
Postural drainage is one way to help treat breathing problems due to swelling and too much mucus in the airways of the lungs.
Follow your health care provider's instructions on how to do postural drainage at home. Use the information below as a reminder.
Celli BR, ZuWallack RL. Pulmonary rehabilitation. In: Broaddus VC, Mason RJ, Ernst JD, et al, eds. Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine. 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap 105.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation website. An introduction to postural drainage and percussion. www.cff.org/PDF-Archive/Introduction-to-Postural-Drainage-and-Pecussion. Updated 2012. Accessed June 18, 2018.