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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a vital function of Respiratory Care consisting of exercise and education for a patient with pulmonary disease. There are several benefits of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program:

  • Improve exercise performance
  • Reduce frequency and duration of hospitalizations
  • Improve ability to perform daily activities
  • Generally improve the quality of life

Topics covered in the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program include:

  • Knowledge of pulmonary illnesses
  • Pulmonary medications
  • Stress and relaxation techniques
  • Breathing training
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise for pulmonary patients
  • COPD - taking control
  • Health choices for managing your pulmonary illness