27 March, 2020

Laura Goodkind – A Journey to the Paralympics

2020-03-27T18:02:53+00:00

Laura Goodkind – A Journey to the Paralympics When Laura was born three months premature, she spent the first part of her life in the NICU connected to machines, such as CPAP, heart rate monitors and feeding tubes, struggling to survive. By age one, Laura was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, [...]

Laura Goodkind – A Journey to the Paralympics2020-03-27T18:02:53+00:00
18 February, 2020

Importance of Patient Education in Bronchiectasis Treatment Adherence

2020-02-18T17:23:32+00:00

Importance of Patient Education in Bronchiectasis Treatment Adherence Bronchiectasis (bron-kee-eck-tuh-sis) is a chronic lung condition in which the breathing tubes, also known as airways or bronchi, become abnormally dilated. While there are many causes, damage to the airways by lung infection is the most common. These damaged airways can no [...]

Importance of Patient Education in Bronchiectasis Treatment Adherence2020-02-18T17:23:32+00:00
18 February, 2020

The Importance of Respiratory Health in Neurological Disorders

2020-02-19T14:21:45+00:00

The Importance of Respiratory Health in Neurological Disorders Patients with certain neurological diseases such as Tay-Sachs, Canavan and Sandhoff are at increased risk of developing chest infections, respiratory complications as well as respiratory failure due to respiratory muscular weakness and the inability to clear excess mucus from the airways of [...]

The Importance of Respiratory Health in Neurological Disorders2020-02-19T14:21:45+00:00
11 February, 2020

Military Veterans and Respiratory Diseases

2020-02-18T16:52:53+00:00

Military Veterans and Chronic Respiratory Diseases Since 2001, more than 3 million United States military men and women have deployed overseas. In recent years, indications have emerged that U.S. military personnel that have deployed may be at a greater risk for developing lung disease symptoms and, in some cases, disabling [...]

Military Veterans and Respiratory Diseases2020-02-18T16:52:53+00:00
20 December, 2019

Similarities and Differences Between Asthma, COPD And Bronchiectasis

2020-02-18T16:53:11+00:00

Similarities and Differences Between Asthma, COPD And Bronchiectasis Diseases of the airways of the lungs are common and can include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and bronchiectasis. These diseases affect the airways of the lungs that carry oxygen and other gases into and out of the lungs. They usually [...]

Similarities and Differences Between Asthma, COPD And Bronchiectasis2020-02-18T16:53:11+00:00
16 December, 2019

The Choice is Yours

2020-01-24T14:38:22+00:00

The choice is YOURS when it comes to airway clearance therapy When patients with chronic lung diseases are tethered by an old-fashioned air bladder compressor-style vest, they’re a shadow of themselves. The bulky tubes… the isolation… the noise… and the heavy generators have taken away their [...]

The Choice is Yours2020-01-24T14:38:22+00:00
22 November, 2019

HFCWO IRB Study

2019-12-19T18:49:57+00:00

Landmark Pulmonary Clinical Study Published in Respiratory Therapy "Effect of High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation Vests on Spirometry Measurements" International Biophysics Corporation announces the publication of a clinical study on the mode of action of High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) vests.  The study, Effect of High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation Vests [...]

HFCWO IRB Study2019-12-19T18:49:57+00:00
19 November, 2019

Frank’s Story

2019-12-19T18:53:07+00:00

Frank Stone's AffloVest Story I was born with a serious condition called bronchiectasis and after 12 bouts with pneumonia, my lower left lobe was removed at age 13 at Boston Children's Hospital. In addition to the removal of my lower left lobe, I also have sinusitis which required 3 sinus [...]

Frank’s Story2019-12-19T18:53:07+00:00
13 September, 2019

Importance of Airway Clearance

2019-10-29T14:12:26+00:00

Importance of Airway Clearance The airways of the lungs are made up of a series of branching tubes called bronchi and smaller ones called bronchioles. These tubes help the lungs bring oxygen into the body and remove carbon dioxide from the body. The airways have a coating of mucus to help [...]

Importance of Airway Clearance2019-10-29T14:12:26+00:00
6 August, 2019

Reimbursement Coverage for AffloVest

2019-12-19T14:28:26+00:00

Reimbursement Coverage for AffloVest Help to get your Airway Clearance Therapy paid for Navigating the reimbursement process from an insurance company can be frustrating and complicated at times. Coverage criteria and documentation requirements can vary for patient to patient, largely depending on their medical condition and their health insurance carrier and [...]

Reimbursement Coverage for AffloVest2019-12-19T14:28:26+00:00