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A 19-year-old male asked:

my father is a gbs patient with tracheostomy could someone please tell me any excercises to improve his ability to cough and close the tracheostomy?

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Dr. Sady Ribeiro
Specializes in Pain Management
Breathing exercises: I think any respiratory therapist can teach you some exercises ( chest muscle) that maybe will help your father to be able..

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Last updated Jun 12, 2014

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