Here’s How To Save Yourself If You Are Alone And Choking
This video could save your life.
Rehman warns this won’t work while pregnant and says while nothing is 100 percent effective, “This is certainly a lot better than what we’ve been taught so far.”
Interesting to note, the maneuver actually came from Rehman’s boxing days and was something his coach taught him to tighten up his abdominal muscles, but he realized there was a better use for it and applied it to his years as a paramedic.
We certainly hope you’ll never need to know this, but there is no such thing as being too prepared. As always, be sure to use caution if using this or any medical technique.
If you’re looking for information on how to save someone else from choking, there are also multiple YouTube videos on how to perform the Heimlich maneuver.