Mucus Clearance Respiratory Device

Loosen, mobilize, and eliminate mucus from your airways.

Testimonials for TurboForte™

TurboForte has helped people suffering from various pulmonary problems. See their stories below.

  • Drug Free
  • Cost Effective
  • Easy to Clean
  • Simple to Use
  • Small & Lightweight
  • No power or batteries required
  • Convenient to use anywhere
  • Travel friendly
ABOUT THE PRODUCT

Mucus clearance and respiratory device. 

Millions of people suffer from COPD and other breathing problems. People all over the world suffer from a respiratory disease like asthma and emphysema. It could be you or a loved one. Then you need the Turbo Forte to break down the mucus that builds up in your lungs particularly if you are working in restricted and highly polluted environments.

Around

65M

people worldwide suffer from moderate to severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Why is airway clearance important?

A clean airway means healthy lungs. 

In many chronic pulmonary conditions, there usually is a build up of secretions in the airways that block air passages. This makes breathing difficult and creates an environment for bacteria to multiply. This could lead to sever lung damage. Thus, airway clearance is critical to overall care. 

How does Turboforte™ work?

The Turboforte™ is a simple, light weight pipe shaped self therapy respiratory physiotherapy device which is effective in helping to promote and maintain bronchial hygiene for users World Wide who are effected respiratory disorders. The main purpose of the Turboforte™ is to aid mucus clearance by providing positive pressure and a vibration within the lungs.

The Turboforte™ is made from sturdy, unyielding plastic and consists of the following components: a mouthpiece (stem), a protective cover, density stainless steel ball, and a circular cone. The stainless steel ball floats up and down when the device is blown into.

When you exhale (breathe out) through the Turboforte, your breath moves the steel ball inside. This causes: 1) airway vibrations that loosen mucus and, 2) a slight increase in pressure that aids in keeping your airways open. This combined action of vibration and pressure results in the mucus moving progressively up your airways until you can cough it out.

How to Use TurboForte™

 

USING TURBOFORTE

Technique and Usage

How to use Turboforte

Proper use of Turboforte™ is important to successful therapy and your healthcare professional will give you an individualized technique for your specific condition.  Although there are different Turboforte™ techniques, the one presented below is used the most often.

Step 1: Prepare

You may want to have a glass of water and a box of tissue within close reach. Now think about what you are doing, how you are going to breathe, and the goals of the therapy. Visualize the airways vibrating and the mucus being loosened and propelled along with your exhaled air to progressively larger airways so you can cough it out.

Step 2: Relax

Begin by being relaxed. Sit with you back straight and head tilted slightly upward so your throat and windpipe are wide open.

This allows exhaled air to flow smoothly from your lungs out through the Turboforte™. If you must perform Turboforte™ therapy while in bed, sit as upright as possible in a position that will not restrict your smooth breathing effort.

Step 3: Sit Tight

Keep your cheeks as stiff as possible, since the vibrations produced by the Turboforte™ are wasted when they are used up in your cheeks. Look into a mirror or hold your cheeks flat with your other hand to help learn the technique. Eventually, you will learn the technique and your checks will not vibrate as much.

Step 4: Angle Right

The angle at which you hold the Turboforte™ is critical. Hold it with the stem horizontal with the floor. This places the cone at a slight tilt and insures that the ball not only bounces (vibrates) but also rolls during your exhalation. For best results, use the angle that gives you the strongest vibrating sensation. The vibration may not occur immediately, so don’t become discouraged. Several sessions may be required to learn how to ‘tune’ the Turboforte™ for your specific needs.

Stage 1: Mucus Loosening and Mobilization

  1. Slowly inhale (breathe in) beyond a normal breath, but do not fill your lungs completely.
  2. Hold breathe for 2 to 3 seconds
  3. Place Turboforte™ in mouth, adjust tilt to feel maximum of vibrations within chest, keep cheeks stiff
  4. Exhale through Turboforte™ at a reasonably fast but not too forceful speed, using abdominal breathing
  5. Exhale beyond a normal breath, but do not empty lungs completely
  6. Attempt to suppress cough
  7. Repeat steps (1) to (5) for 5 to 10 breaths

Stage 2: Mucus Elimination

  1. Slowly inhale, filling lungs completely
  2. Hold breath for 2 to 3 seconds
  3. Place Turboforte™ in mouth, adjust tilt to feel maximum of virbrations within chest, keep check stiff
  4. Exhale forcefully through Turboforte™ as completely as possible
  5. Repeat steps (h) to (k) for 1 to 2 breaths
  6. Initiate cough. Return to Stage 1 and repeat full sequence (Stage 1 and 2)
  7. Clean Turboforte™ after each therapy session and store in clean dry location.

Note: Lightheaded feeling is normal, but be careful not to push too far.

CAUTION

Consult a doctor if:

If the following conditions affect you, please consult a healthcare professional. 

  • Pneumothorax
  • Tuberculosis
  • Right-sided heart failure
  • Haemoptysis (coughing up blood)

CAUTION:  Choking Hazard

Keep out of reach of children and do not allow the Turboforte™ devised to be used unsupervised by children. The devise is designed to be pulled apart for cleaning for multiple usage, because of this some of the small parts like the stainless steel ball and protective cover and circular cone pose a choking hazard for children.