RMST Clinical Validation

EMST150 Clinical Validation

EMST (Expiratory Muscle Strength Training) and specifically the EMST150 have been the subject of more than 70 clinical studies for a diverse set of participants, needs, and objectives.

The EMST research team found the EMST150™  trainer increased exhaled air pressure, or strength, in all who participated in the training. They also recognized that various basic breathing-related functions such as coughing, swallowing, and speech were also improved by increasing expiratory power. Some of the most rewarding results came from working with individuals suffering from chronic neurological conditions and those seeking to stay healthy as they age. Today, the EMST150 and the IA150 adapter for inspiratory strengthening are used to strengthen the most important muscles in the human body – those involved in breathing and airway protection.

Our experience, working hand in hand with doctors and clinicians around the globe, verifies EMST150’s nearly immediate and straightforward results and its ability to maintain its positive benefits with continued use. Simply put, the EMST150 is the only device of its kind that has been rigorously tested, is accurately calibrated, with countless reports of verifiable patient outcomes. 

Respiratory Solutions Proven by Science

From its origins in 1998, when the EMST150 was tested by high school band members playing wind instruments, we have been research-focused in terms of providing validation of its benefits. That first study and dozens of subsequent studies covering diverse patient groups and respiratory-focused objectives are available on this website. As you will discover in reading these studies, the effectiveness of the EMST150 has been repeatedly and demonstrably proven in addressing diverse respiratory needs.

A Never-Ending Commitment to Continuing Research & Validation

Aspire Respiratory Products is committed to future research and validation of the EMST150 and its other products. Only through continuing to study the effects and benefits of our products can we share these empirical results with healthcare professionals and individual consumers.

Note: The EMST150 is a pressure threshold trainer. Other types of devices, such as incentive spirometers and resistance trainers, are offered as an equal substitute in the marketplace. Do not accept such devices as a substitute for a pressure threshold trainer as they are not the same, and they are not supported by extensive empirical evidence.

Research List & Case Studies

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