People with chronic lung disease often benefit from participation in a specialized outpatient exercise and an educational program known as Pulmonary Rehabilitation. The Pulmonary Rehabilitation program provides a thorough intervention in patients with impaired lung function. The goal is to improve patients’ overall function, increase their ability to perform regular daily activities and improve a person’s quality of life. Our pulmonary rehab program is staffed by specially-trained medical professionals to accommodate you in managing and living with your lung conditions.

Who Is Eligible?

Patients referred for pulmonary rehab have one of the following:

  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Lung transplant
  • Lung cancer
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Other lung-related conditions

What Are The Benefits?

Pulmonary Rehab will help you gain the knowledge and techniques that will improve your overall health and put you in control of your life. We teach you what you need to know to manage your lung condition and optimize your overall quality of life.

Other benefits include:

  • Understanding COPD and other lung diseases
  • Use of medication and proper use of inhalers
  • Breathing techniques to use when you are short of breath
  • Energy conservation and self-pacing techniques
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Smoking cessation
  • Weight management
  • Stress management

Pulmonary rehab is covered by most insurers and is offered at a time that is convenient for you. Pulmonary rehab is typically eight to 12 weeks for two to three days a week. The length of time per workout depends on your individual program.

Enrollment is easy; just ask your physician for a referral and call to make an appointment at our location.