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Percussion Applicators, Respiratory Therapy

Definition : Percussion applicators designed to apply percussion to the chest to obtain a high-frequency oscillation (HFO) of the air column in the conducting airways. These applicators typically consist of a handheld device that has a small integral pad made of rubber or plastic material at one end and a handle for manipulation. The applicator is connected to an airway clearance unit that provides electric or pneumatic power and regulates the frequency and intensity of the percussions. Respiratory therapy percussion applicators are used to facilitate secretion removal in therapeutic procedures, including the treatment of cystic fibrosis and other pulmonary, neuromuscular, or neurological disorders that affect normal secretion of mucous from the airways.

Entry Terms : "Powered Percussors" , "Chest Percussion Applicators" , "Percussion Pads" , "Respiratory Therapy Percussion Applicators"

UMDC code : 12935

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General Physiotherapy Inc

Company Type: Parent

For more than 50 years, G5 electro-mechanical massage and percussion modalities have been used by therapists to compliment their "hands on" techniques. G5 modalities do not replace traditional manual techniques, but instead, help therapists to become even more effective, while at the same time reducing the effort involved, especially when performing deep massage or percussion routines.

GF Health Products Inc

Company Type: Parent

GF Health Products, Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of medical products, with 300 US-based employees, marketing our internationally recognized brands within 84 countries.

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