When I was a child, my mother would put me in the car and drive me to the hospital, where she would do chest physiotherapies for me.
I would then have to wait until my chest was bigger and stronger to start the exercises.
Now, thanks to the rise in the number of young women and girls with chronic conditions such as hypertension, I can see that my mother is right.
But not everyone has access to the tools and treatments she used to treat me.
Here’s what you need to know about chest physiothèses.