Physiotherapy

Respiratory physiotherapy preoperatively but mainly postoperatively is a very important component of perioperative treatment. Proper and regular application of respiratory exercises helps in better preparation of the patient preoperatively and postoperatively and gives the ability for:

  • quick mobilization
  • minimization of respiratory complications (eg, atelectasis)
  • immediate weaning from thoracic drainage tubes
  • speedy recovery

Respiratory physiotherapy consists of a group of special techniques and manipulations applied by qualified physiotherapist and requires the cooperation of the patient. Successful cooperation therapist - patient helps in:

  • increase and improvement of respiratory reserves (especially in patients with reduced breathing capacity)
  • adequate tissue oxygenation
  • effective removal of the secretions of the respiratory tract and maintain good patency of tracheobronchial tree
  • effective management of dyspneic episodes

You can visit doctor

In the morning the Thoracic Surgeon, Athanasios Kleontas MD, MSc is at the Interbalkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki, while in the evening he is at his private office (73, Ermou St).

2310 - 400000
Office 11, 2nd floor. Dec 1742

Patient Visitation Hours

Doctor is available (by mobile) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You meet him only by appointment at his private office:

Monday to Friday :  18.00  -  21.00