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, Suite 107. Please park in lot P6 and use entrance F on the west side of the hospital.