This therapy deals with functional disorders and diseases of the lungs. As prophylaxis or follow-up treatment, the breathing therapy has the following goals:
- Pneumonia prophylaxis (pneumonia)
- Dissolving and removing phlegm
- Establishment and stabilisation of a stable bronchial system, especially in obstructive diseases (chronic bronchitis, asthma etc.)
Part of the respiratory therapy is also breathing training, which aims at strenghtening the chest muscles and learning the increased abdominal breathing.