By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Please follow these simple instructions
when using Aerobika* Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure therapy
system or oscillating PEP device. The proper
resistance setting is key to effective PEP treatments. Your
health care professional will determine what resistance setting is right for you.
Always ensure the resistance indicator is set as prescribed by your
healthcare professional. The Aerobika* Oscillating PEP device
can be used right out of the package. Before use
ensure you have read the instructions for use included with your device. First look at the device and make sure it is
not damaged. If it is damaged replace it immediately. Put the mouthpiece in your mouth closing
your lips around it. forming a good seal. Make sure your hand
does not block the exhalation path on the back of the device. With your lips still sealed around the
mouthpiece inhale deeply then hold your breath for
two to three seconds before exhaling actively but not
forcefully through the device. Active exhalation
should last three to four times longer than inhalation. Keep your cheeks flat and
firm for the most effective treatment. Continue taking deep breaths and long exhalations for ten to twenty breaths or as instructed
by your healthcare professional. After which you will perform two to three huff coughs to clear your airways. Your health care
professional will instruct you on the proper huff cough technique. Continue this cycle for 10 to 20
minutes or again as prescribed by your
healthcare professional. Treatment should be performed twice each day and increased to three to four
times per day if you’re coughing produces a lot of
mucus. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded or if you have any discomfort stop your
treatment and contact your health-care provider.

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