Patients often tell us how they are breathing better and enjoying life. These stories motivate us and inspire hope for others who live with chronic respiratory conditions.

You're welcome to share your story with us.
You’re welcome to share your story with us.

*Individual patient results may vary
Video - Autumn battles repeated lung infection



Autum battled repeated lung infections from COPD and bronchiectasis for years until InCourage vest therapy helped change her quality of life.

Video - Jordan heals with the help from InCourage vest therapy


With help from InCourage vest therapy treatments, Jordan swims competitively, plays the flute and has earned a black belt in karate.
Video- Gavin uses InCourage vest therapy



Born with neurological disorders and tracheomalacia, Gavin uses InCourage vest therapy to enhance his quality of life.

Video - Marjorie M., CA, Bronchiectasis



After six weeks of using her InCourage system, Marjorie started to notice she was breathing easier. 

Bii C.



At the age of 73, golf enthusiast Bill C. was diagnosed with bronchiectasis after experiencing shortness of breath and a near-constant, problematic cough.

Video - Pam M.



RespirTech co-founder, Pam M., knows about the importance of high quality airway clearance for her son who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at a young age.

Video - Seifer

Frederic D. Seifer, MD, Pulmonologist


When Dr. Eric Seifer prescribes InCourage vest therapy, he knows he is making a long-term difference in the lives of his patients.

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Angie W., TX
Mother of child with cystic fibrosis

“We chose RespirTech due to the triangular wave form difference. The hoses attached and locked, [and] when you’re keeping up with an energetic 15-month-old, the locks were a necessity.”
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Chris G., CA
Quadriplegic patient


“[It’s] helped me loosen up secrections in my lungs to make it easier to cough up or suction out! It’s user friendly [and] very comfortable to wear either in bed or in my wheelchair."

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Christina S., H
Mother of children with cystic fibrosis


“My husband and I love the InCourage system. We noticed a more vigorous/productive session our older son had with his InCourage system over our younger with [the competitor’s vest]"

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Elizabeth M., NC
Mother of child with cerebrovascular disease


"Super easy to use. Love the simple set up. We got it way faster than we estimated. My son’s breathing has improved so, so much.”

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Eric H., AL
Father of child with cystic fibrosis


[My daughter] has been using the [InCourage comfort] vest for about seven years. She has only been hospitalized four times in her life.* She is thirteen now. Thank you for this technology.”

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Jennifer, F., CA
Mother of children with cystic fibrosis


"The InCourage system is [simple] to use, [easy] to transport and has a protocol built in that has been very effective. I highly recommend the InCourage system."

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Juanita S., OH
Mother of child with cystic fibrosis


“[She] has done over 1,000 hours of [InCourage system] breathing treatments dedicated to keeping healthy lungs. All of these treatments help our little girl reduce the amount of mucus within her lungs allowing easier breathing.”


Kathy G., FL
Bronchiectasis patient


“My breathing has improved, my overall health has improved, and my coughing has almost completely subsided. I can do more, I go to church and I don’t interrupt the services with coughing.”

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Keren D., AZ
Mother of man with spina bifida and CP


“My son has been using the InCourage system for the past 1½ years. His breathing has improved, his airways are clearer… We are really pleased with the InCourage system and how it has improved [his] life."

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Kimberly J., KS
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)


“I manage the Respiratory Care Team for a quadriplegic patient. Thank you for providing a terrific piece of equipment that makes our job easier to manage secretions and comfort level all at the same time.”

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Kylee A.
Mother of child with cystic fibrosis


“This has been a night and day difference from [a competitor’s vest]. Thank you for great customer service, and a less stressful experience and the colorful well-fit vest.”


Lauren H., LA
Mother of child with cystic fibrosis


“RespirTech has been a game changer for us. My daughter can watch tv, dance, play [and] read while doing her vest treatment. We are so grateful for this amazing invention that truly has positively impacted our lives.”

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Leah F., FL.
Respiratory therapist and parent of child with cystic fibrosis


“Thank you so much! We are still using our InCourage [comfort] vest every single day, twice a day! The InCourage [system] has helped her so much with mucus clearance! Olivia is now two and full of sass!”

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Lisa W., SC.
Mother of child with cystic fibrosis


“‘Dynamic’ is the word I use to describe the InCourage system. Small, very light, and packs easily in a rolling travel bag. Being able to throw the vest in the washing machine and not have to worry about durability is vital.”

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Mary L., DE.
Parent of child with muscular dystrophy


“In years past, my son has been sick with an upper respiratory infection every month, requiring antibiotics. Since he started using the machine, he has not even had to go to the doctor.”*

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Megan N., NJ.
Parent of child with cystic fibrosis


“Aidan was among the first users of the InCourage vest, fourteen years ago. He has used the vest daily and it has helped his lungs stay in awesome shape. We attribute a lot of it to his diligence with the InCourage system, 365 days a year.”

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Melvin N., PA.
Respiratory failure, lobar pneumonia, tracheostomy


“The system has enabled me to clear my airway more effectively and efficiently. This factor resulted in an overall better feeling of health and had therefore improved my quality of life.”

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Mishell V., ID.
Parent of child with cystic fibrosis


“My daughter was diagnosed with CF at 2.5 weeks old. I had a hard time doing CPT on her before we got the [InCourage comfort] vest. It’s amazing how this can help clear the lungs of mucus and make [her] breathe so much better.”

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Sherry L., CA.


“I’d been coughing nonstop [and] exhausted. That’s changed since I’ve been using the InCourage system. Now I can take a deep breath and enjoy it—actually smell a flower and not just look at it.”

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Sonja B., NC.


“The year before [my husband] got [the InCourage system], he was in the hospital three times. Since he received it, he has not been to the hospital. The InCourage system paid for itself the first year he had it.”

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Susan S., CA.


“I was really sick, coughing up and choking on my phlegm. After two days [of using the InCourage system] I was no longer coughing, I was able to breathe without any problem, with clear lungs.”

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Thomas L., OR.


“I’ve been very pleased with the therapy as there’s a noticeable difference in the way I feel. In fact, because the therapy is working, I now have energy to cut the grass.”

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Yesenia V., CA.
Cystic fibrosis


“I have showed improvement in breathing and my daily life has improved. I am thankful I have this machine.”

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