The solution to decreasing chronic dysfunction discussed in the previous blog, is a simplistic approach. So simplistic, there should no excuse to establish a more functional ventilatory system. A Balloon. Some quick facts as to how a balloon can help improve breathing and physiological parameters can be seen below. Decrease sympathetic nervous system (SNS) activity Decrease paraspinal activity/ decrease lumbar lordosis Activates the abdominals, transverse abdominis, and internal/external oblique’s Pulls