Cardio – Thoracic Physiotherapy , is responsible for the care of physical fitness of the heart and lungs. The treatment focuses on clearing away any chest secretions so as to validate and assist an individual to breathe normally than before, and help in sufficient oxygen supply to healing wound and the body.
Some of the conditions treated under this branch are : Asthma Increased chest secretions, Other respiratory infections and conditions, Any General surgery like Appendectomy, Before and after Heart surgery, Before and after the Lung surgery, Intensive care, Unit care.
This treatment specializes for rehabilitation for people who are recovering from heart attacks or heart surgery or who have chronic conditions of the heart and/or lungs. This Treatment is often performed at hospitals or in a clinical setting.