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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a program for people who have COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), emphysema, asthma or other serious lung conditions.  It is a multidisciplinary approach to chronic lung disease management using exercise and education to improve quality of life.

The program includes:

    • an initial assessment with a Registered Respiratory Therapist
    • supervised exercise sessions and education by respiratory therapists, nurses
      and exercise physiologists.

People with COPD and other lung conditions can improve their quality of life by:
    • learning more about COPD
    • getting more physical exercise
    • psychosocial support

    • improve quality of life
    • prevent furthur complications and hospital readmissions related to COPD and
      other chronic lung conditions

If you are interested in the SBL Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, please call 217-238-4973.

The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is located in the METS department at the Heart Center at Sarah Bush Lincoln, 1000 Health Center Drive, Entrance H.