The impact of respiratory physiotherapy in patients with asthma

Jelena Tereza Čepo


Introduction: Astma is a chronic inflammation associated with airway hyperactivity leading to reccurent episodes, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing.

Aim: To investigate the impact of physiotherapy interventions in patients with asthma

Materials and methods: By electronic literature search of the available database such Medline (Pub med) and Bibliographic database. The keywords used for search purposes are: physiotherapy and asthma.

Results: 5 original researches related to the aim of researching this paper were obtained by shutdown process.

Conclusion: Respiratory physiotherapy can improve quality of life, cardiopulmonary fitness, reduce symptoms and the need for medications in patient with asthma.


Key words: physiotherapy, asthma, quality of life