Dysfunctional Breathing in Clinical Practice

Dysfunctional Breathing in Clinical Practice

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Dysfunctional Breathing in Clinical Practice
with Dr Rosalba Courtney

Dysfunctional breathing habits and patterns are common, seen in up to 1 in 10 people.  For people with chronic health conditions such as asthma, COPD, heart disease, anxiety or panic disorder, breathing disorders are more common and can interfere with treatment outcomes.  Correction of dysfunctional breathing with individualized breathing retraining can be the key to improving many health conditions, including medically unexplained physical symptoms, chronic pain and sleep disordered breathing.

In this webinar, Dr Rosalba Courtney will explain dysfunctional breathing and how it may be impacting on your patient’s health and driving poor treatment outcomes.

You will learn:

  • the definition of dysfunctional breathing and how it may be impacting your patient’s health
  • to recognize the key signs and symptoms of dysfunctional breathing
  • how biochemical, biomechanical and psychological breathing dysregulation can impact treatment outcomes  
  • how to about integrative approaches to breathing therapy and breathing retraining.

Presenter: Dr Rosalba Courtney, ND, DO, PhD

Dr Courtney is a Naturopath and Osteopath with 35 years of experience working with patients. She has a PhD on the topic of dysfunctional breathing and breathing therapy from RMIT University and has published over 15 peer reviewed articles and book chapters on this topic. Rosalba practices in Sydney, where she combines osteopathy with a wide range of exercise, mind-body and breathing retraining and rehabilitation approaches. She runs training programs in Integrative Breathing Therapy for health professionals in Australia and Internationally.

Duration: 1 hour, including 15 minutes Q&A

Cost: $50 ACNEM Members, $75 non-members, $15 ACNEM Student Members

Recording: You will receive an email with a link to the recording within 48hrs of making payment.