Respiratory Conditions

We are able to offer holistic assessments for people who have been diagnosed with a respiratory condition or long COVID-19.

A detailed assessment is carried out, this includes how your symptoms impact your daily life. We offer education treatment and advice to help manage your condition and to feel more in control of your respiratory conditions symptoms.

Respiratory conditions

What respiratory conditions can physiotherapy help with?

Physiotherapy can help with a number of common respiratory diseases:

  • Breathing difficulties secondary to a diagnosed respiratory condition e.g. COPD, Asthma, Bronchiectasis or Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Newly diagnosed with a respiratory condition 
  • Management of recurrent chest infections or pneumonia 
  • Recent hospital admissions due to breathing problems
  • Recent chest trauma (e.g. fractured ribs, bruising)
  • Recent ITU discharge
  • Recent respiratory, abdominal or cardiac surgery 
  • Dysfunctional breathing and hyperventilation 
  • Reduced exercise tolerance secondary to shortness of breath
  • Heightened anxiety or stress related to shortness of breath

What can physiotherapy offer?

Physiotherapy treatment can help with a range of respiratory disease symptoms:

  • Education on and daily management of long term or newly diagnosed respiratory conditions
  • Recognition and management of exacerbations
  • Goal setting
  • Breathing control
  • Chest clearance
  • Exercise plan with both respiratory muscle strengthening and endurance training 
  • Anxiety management
  • Inhaler and inhaler device education
  • Ensuring correct peak flow monitoring with asthma patients
  • Signposting to support groups and activities they can join in their community 

Where do we cover?

NT Rehab offers specialist physiotherapy across a wide geographical area, including:

Want to know more?

If you or a loved one is affected by respiratory conditions and is in need of specialist physiotherapy in the Midlands, get in touch with us today.

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Some of Our Specialist Physiotherapists


Baldeep qualified as a physiotherapist over 20 years ago and is now an advanced respiratory physiotherapist.

She is dedicated to professional development and has worked with the NHS National Lung Improvement Programme for asthma, helped develop pulmonary rehabilitation programmes and is involved with the rehabilitation of long Covid.

Baldeep is a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care.