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COVID 19 Info

COVID 19 Protection Framework, or the “Traffic Light System”

We remain open under Traffic Light Red setting and continue to follow MOH and Physio NZ guidelines.

We will continue with our detailed COVID19 /flu screening questions and mask use and we can continue to treat all patients, regardless of Vaccination status.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the clinic:

[email protected]
Phone: 06 7534702
Email: [email protected]

RESPIRATORY PHYSIOTHERAPY

Respiratory Physiotherapy

Respiratory physiotherapists specialise in assessing and treating respiratory (breathing /  lung) conditions and problems.  This includes breathing pattern disorders, asthma,  lung conditions such as COPD,  anxiety related breathing issues, chronic pain and Long Covid-19 symptoms.

Janelle, our Respiratory / Breathing Physiotherapist is a Bradcliff Breathing practitioner.

Precise regulation of breathing is vital for good health, however many things can go wrong with breathing.  Breathing can be disrupted due to feelings, abnormal thinking or because of biomechanical and biochemical factors.

At least 1 in 10 people experience some form of breathing pattern disorder or chronic over-breathing at some time in their lives.

Some typical symptoms of a breathing pattern disorder include:

  • Frequent sighing or yawning
  • Feeling anxious and uptight
  • Pins and needles
  • Upset gut / nausea
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Erratic heartbeat*
  • Breathing discomfort*
  • Clammy hands
  • Feelings of air hunger
  • Dizzy spells* or feeling light headed
  • Reflux
  • Tired all the time
  • Chest pain*

*Check with your GP if you experience any of these symptoms

Respiratory/breathing Physiotherapists who are trained in the Bradcliff Breathing Method utilise evidence best practice to assess and treat breathing pattern disorders and respiratory conditions.

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