Breathing exercises and breathing positions can help relieve shortness of breath related to Covid-19, through physiotherapy. In this video, Michelle Kenway, a leading physiotherapist teaches the correct deep breathing exercises and best breathing positions lying in bed, sitting, and standing.
The information Michelle shares is not medical or clinical advice and is primarily for people with certain conditions. In fact, she advises immediate medical assistance if your breathing suddenly worsens within an hour or if your oxygen saturation levels drop below 92%.
Covid breathing exercises can help to increase the oxygen levels in the bloodstream. The best breathing positions are –
- Raise the bed on a wedge, bed rises or brick to raise the upper body 30-60 degrees
- Sit upright on a chair to improve your breathing
Check the video to learn more techniques, exercises, and positions to breathe right while battling Covid-19 or any breathing problem related to it.