Contraindications: ACT or the use of the Vibralung Acoustical Percussor, especially with Positive Expiratory Pressure, may be contraindicated in patients who have untreated air leaks, tension pneumothorax, bronchopleural fistula, recent hemoptysis, or pulmonary hemorrhage because it may exacerbate those conditions. Prescribers should weigh benefits against risks in patients with these conditions.
Adverse Reactions: If the patient complains of dry or sore throat or mouth brought about by treatment with the Vibralung, consider adding nebulization with normal saline if it is not already being done. If the patient complains of sore mouth, jaw or teeth brought about by using the Vibralung device, the healthcare practitioners should assess the patient. If the patient complains of dizziness or light-headedness, assess the patient for possible hyperventilation while using the device. If the patient appears to be hyperventilating, pause the treatment and coach the patient to alter their breathing pattern appropriately. Any other adverse reactions should be fully assessed before continuing therapy with the Vibralung Acoustical Percussor.
Talk to your Healthcare Professional
Do you have trouble breathing? Would you like to improve your lung function and reduce your clinical symptoms? Then you need to talk with your healthcare professional about the benefits of the Vibralung Acoustical Percussor in your treatment program.
The Vibralung Acoustical Percussor promotes bronchial drainage, airway clearance and expectoration.
There are several Chronic respiratory diseases and Acute conditions that can be treated like Cystic Fibrosis, COPD, bronchitis, bronchiactasis, emphysema, asthma, pneumonia, any lung diseases with secretory problems and patients with neuromuscular disease affecting the ability to effectively cough.
One of the great benefits of the Vibralung Acoustical Percussor is that it is Drug Free. There are no dangerous drug interactions or side affects. The Vibralung Acoustical Percussor is a stand alone solution to improving lung function.
Of course, the Vibralung Acoustical Percussor can be used in conjunction with and assist in the delivery of respiratory drugs deeper into the lungs. However, the ultimate goal is to improve lung function and reduce clinical symptoms which means that your doctor maybe able to change current medication levels as your treatments progress with the Vibralung Acoustical Percussor.
The treatments from the Vibralung Acoustical Percussor are part of a regular daily/weekly routine. The key is the consistency in the regularly scheduled treatments according to your treatment plan. Do not skip treatments - Even if you are having a 'good day', Even if you are 'feeling better', Even if you are 'busy' - Do not skip treatments.
You will need a prescription from your healthcare professional for the Vibralung Acoustical Percussor.