I grew up in a time when manual CPT was the gold standard of airway clearance for people with CF. My parents would “pound” three kids (my sisters and I) multiple times a day — their forearms must have been ripped!
I got my first Vest when I was 13(ish) years old and it has been my go-to for airway clearance ever since. I also like to throw in some huff coughing and PEP therapy.
The thing is, each of us have a preference when it comes to airway clearance and that’s totally okay! There is no “one size fits all” approach.
What is your preferred method of airway clearance?
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