Pulmonary rehabilitation is a comprehensive program designed to restore an optimal level of health for patients diagnosed with chronic lung disease. You will be referred to the program by your physician when you meet certain criteria for breathing impairment during a pulmonary function test.
Working with your physicians, our therapists conduct a thorough assessment and develop a personal treatment plan, combining education and exercise, to improve daily activity. Participants learn about the disease and coping strategies. Family members and caregivers are encouraged to be involved.
The goal of outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation is to reduce illness and hospitalization by helping patients:
Exercise sessions include: