Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Who Can Benefit From Pulmonary Rehabilitation?

If you have shortness of breath that inhibits your ability to perform your normal activities of daily living, you are a potential candidate for pulmonary rehabilitation.  old-asian lady-exercisingExamples of disorders that are helped by pulmonary rehabilitation include:

  • Emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD
  • Asthma, bronchiectasis, or cystic fibrosis
  • Heart failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary vascular disease and pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary fibrosis and various fibrotic or restrictive lung diseases
  • Neuromuscular diseases that affect the muscles of breathing
  • Occupational and environmental lung disease
  • Pre- and post-operative heart or lung surgeries
  • Post-hospital discharge for pneumonia, pleural effusions, or severe chest trauma
  • Pre- and post-operative heart or lung transplantation

Pulmonary rehabilitation includes breathing retraining, exercise reconditioning, and patient and caregiver education on a number of important topics.  The experts at Select Respiratory Services customize our program to fit your individual needs and lifestyle.  We can even bring our services to you, for individualized, one-on-one pulmonary rehabilitation in the privacy of your own home.

Your doctor can help you determine if pulmonary rehabilitation is right for you. 
 
Please Contact Us or call 916.805.5119 for more information.

 

From Hospital to Home:
Easing the Transition for Respiratory Patients and Their Caregivers