Valsalva Maneuver

What is the Valsalva maneuver? The Valsalva maneuver is a forceful attempted exhalation against a closed airway. It can be used to clear the ears, unintentionally during coughing or a bowel movement or as a diagnostic or treatment aid. How it is performed Instruction: Take a deep breath, close your mouth and pinch your nose … Continue reading Valsalva Maneuver