General Information

Commonly used in newborns and young children, percussion is usually started following diagnosis.

  • 6 positions are used to target the different segments of the lungs
  • 3 positions per session
  • 2 sessions per day
  • Approximately 5 minutes is spent in each position

Watch the Infants/Toddlers: Example 1 video from on how to incorporate airway clearance in the home: