Pulmonary Rehabilitation

 

Many patients with chronic lung conditions will be asked to participate in pulmonary rehabilitation. A mixture of education and prevention, pulmonary rehab can dramatically change your quality of life.

Diseases addressed in pulmonary rehabilitation:

  • Chronic Obstruction Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic asthma
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Restrictive lung disease

Topics covered in pulmonary rehabilitation include oxygen use, exercise, medications, nutrition, relaxation, communication, emotions and daily living.