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.