Pulmonary Rehab

 

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a program to education , exercise, and support to help you learn to breathe and function at your best. You will learn to exercise and do activities with less shortness of breath. Pulmonary rehab can help you maintain and even improve your quality of life.  This service designed for those suffering from the following:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Persistent Asthma

  • Bronchitis

  • Emphysema

  • Lung Cancer

  • Parkinson’s Disease

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

  • Sarcoidosis

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation include:

  • Decrease your symptoms of shortness of breath and tiredness

  • Improve your muscle strength and flexibility

  • Increase tolerance for normal activities, such as taking a shower and cooking

  • Improve your ability to walk and exercise

  • Learn how to manage you symptoms and prevent unplanned doctor and hospital visit

  • Feel better and enjoy life more!

The educational program focuses on COPD as well as other chronic lung disease to provide you with information about:  

  • Medications: including drug action, side effects, using an inhaler, and self-care techniques

  • Understanding and using oxygen therapy

  • Diet, nutrition, and weight management

  • Breathing retraining

  • Importance of exercise

  • Strategies for managing breathing problems

  • Symptom assessment and knowledge about when to seek medical treatment

Talk to your primary healthcare provider to learn more!

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