Our Program

 

Pulmonary Rehab is a program of up to 36 sessions based on an individualized and personalized treatment plan to improve symptoms of shortness of breath associated with various lung diseases, including:

 

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

  • Interstitial Lung Disease

  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery 

  • Before and after Lung Transplantation

It is generally covered by most insurance companies and assists participants to live better with their lung condition. A Pulmonary Function Test within the last year is required by most insurances prior to starting the program.

Pulmonary Rehab Offers

 
  • Monitored and supervised physician-prescribed exercise to improve endurance and muscle strength to help minimize symptoms of shortness of breath
  • Psychosocial support to manage living with lung disease and improve quality of life
  • Education focused on breathing training, strategies for dealing with breathing problems and symptoms, diet and nutrition and medications

For more information or to schedule a tour of the Center for Cardiac Rehab & Wellness, call 618-651-2755.