Spirometry

Aim of the program

Spirometry is a type of lung function test that measures lung capacity to see if it is within normal limits. We offer pre and post salbutomal (ventolin) testing as well as base line spirometry testing.  At Colac Area Health this testing is carried out by a physiotherapist.

Eligibility

Anyone.  However, you will require a health professional or medical referral.

Young children under 5 years of age may be excluded if they cannot carry out the test accurately.

Cost

This service is free.

Testing can take up to 60 minutes.

Contact: 

Physiotherapy
03 5232 5100

 

Hours: 

Tuesday to Friday
9.00 am to 5.00 pm

 

Also see: 

Link to Demonstration of Spirometry Testing

 

How to access this service

Referrals are received from GP’s, Medical Specialists (eg Cardiologist) or other health professionals/services.