If you have a chronic lung condition, Renown Pulmonary Rehab helps you improve your health and quality of life. By joining our program, you will feel like you are becoming a part of our rehab family.
Located at Renown South Meadows Medical Center, our comprehensive program offers a beautiful space with treadmills, stationary bicycles, strength training and a comfortable patient-education classroom to help you achieve your health goals. Reserved parking and quick access from the freeway also makes your visits more convenient.
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Conditions & Treatments
This medically supervised outpatient service is for individuals who are living with any of the following conditions:
- Bronchitis (chronic)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
- Lung cancer
- Lung transplant
- Other chronic lung diseases
These conditions are often diagnosed through your primary care provider, a specialist like Renown Pulmonary Medicine or in the hospital setting. These providers can be your advocate by referring you to Renown Pulmonary Rehab.
As a patient you can expect to receive nine weeks of exercise therapy, education and breathing techniques to retrain your respiratory system – all to help improve your quality of life. Under the supervision of a board-certified pulmonologist, our team designs a customized care plan to your individual needs and capabilities.
Exercise is Key
The most essential component of lung health is breaking the cycle of inactivity associated with lung disease. Our exercise program is conducted two times a week, for up to two hour sessions. Instruction and supervision will help you safely and gradually reach your optimal level of function. All activities are carefully structured and monitored.
- Blood pressure checks
- Pulse oximetry (oxygen monitor)
- Heart rate monitor via pulse oximetry
- Weight management
As your activity, tolerance and endurance improve, your exercises should increase. After you graduate our program, you will receive customized guidelines for home-exercise to help maintain your new wellness goals prescribed by our exercise physiologist.
We provide diaphragmatic breathing techniques that enable you to help regulate your breathing patterns during exertion. Exercises to retrain and strengthen breathing muscles are used to optimize ventilation and reduce shortness of breath.
Education and Support Groups
Educational sessions will help you better understand the complexities of your lung condition. Family members and caretakers are always invited to attend classroom sessions.
Education topics include:
- Proper nutrition
- Detailed breathing retraining
- Infection prevention and bronchial hygiene
- Stress management and panic control
- Oxygen and equipment use
- Respiratory medications
- Energy-conservation technique
- Day-to-day activities
- Ask the Doctor session with board certified Pulmonologist
To qualify for this program, you will need a referral from your primary care provider or specialist. Not sure if you qualify? Call us today:
Pulmonary support groups give you the opportunity to share everything from diagnosis and treatment experiences to hardships and concerns. Support groups are a safe place to share your innermost feelings. Groups are open to everyone. Choose the sessions that best meet your needs. You don't have to go through your journey alone.