Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

PinnacleHealth’s comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation program offers progressive exercise therapy and education to help you treat and manage your lung condition.

Our team of experienced healthcare professionals will assist you in achieving your goals on your journey to a healthier life.

If you need pulmonary rehabilitation, our program provides a number of benefits, including:

  • Increased energy and activity levels
  • A greater understanding of your lung condition
  • An increased ability to manage your lung condition
  • Fewer hospitalizations
  • Reduced anxiety
  • A more positive outlook on life

You must have a referral from your physician to enter our pulmonary rehabilitation program. Our initial pulmonary rehabilitation program lasts up to three months, and ongoing programs are available.

Exercise Therapy

Our team will customize an exercise therapy program to address your specific needs. You will participate in supervised exercise therapy sessions three times per week. Sessions may incorporate exercise equipment, including:

  • Stationary bikes
  • Treadmills
  • Steps
  • Arm weights

Education

The specialists at PinnacleHealth’s pulmonary rehabilitation program are committed to helping you understand your lung condition—and how to improve your health. As part of our program, you and your loved ones will meet regularly with a member or our team to discuss your progress. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions about your condition and treatment plan.

Referrals

You must have a written referral from your physician to enter the pulmonary rehabilitation program. A pulmonary function test and other tests may be necessary to determine your current health conditions before you begin the program.

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