Pulmonary Rehab (PR) is an exercise and education program for patients who suffer from lung diseases. The goal of PR is to improve your everyday life by reducing your symptoms so you can do more of the things you enjoy.
Patients who benefit from PR are those who have moderate to severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, and those preparing and recovering from lung surgeries.
How We Make a Difference
We provide excellent care to improve your quality of life, which helps to cut down on emergency room visits and less time in the hospital.
What Makes Our Program Unique
Our PR uses a collaborative approach to provide quality care. The multi-disciplinary team include: Respiratory Therapists, Pulmonologists, Exercise Physiologists, Dieticians, Pharmacists, Social Service Workers, and Occupational Therapists. The team works to educate and supervise a program tailored to meet your individual needs.
What Makes Our Department Great
We encourage you, and all of our patients, to maintain a healthy lifestyle through exercise, education, and support, thereby giving you independence.
Skills and Backgrounds That Set Us Apart
Our program coordinator has over 25 years experience as a dedicated respiratory therapist caring for patients with lung disease. Her team will provide you the best rehabilitative experience in a positive and enriching environment.
Certifications and Awards We have Received
Our PR Program has been awarded National Certification by the AACVPR and has partnered with the COPD Foundation as part of their education program.
AACVPR website: https://www.aacvpr.org/Default.aspx
COPD Foundation website: http://www.copdfoundation.org/