Pulmonary Rehab

Jane Phillips Pulmonary Rehab provides individualized treatment for people with chronic lung disease. Medicare and most insurance plans cover costs for the program.

The program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).  

Program Goals

  • Improved quality of life
  • Reduced respiratory symptoms
  • Increased knowledge of pulmonary disease and its management
  • Enhances ability to perform activities of daily living
  • Increased survival in patients
  • Return to work or leisure activities for some patients

What We Do
All patients receive a thorough evaluation and individualized treatment plan, which includes:

  • Respiratory assessment
  • Six-minute walk testing
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Physical therapy functional capacity strength testing
  • Psychosocial assessment and support for the patient and family
  • Therapeutic strengthening of muscles used for breathing and overall body strength
  • Home exercise program
  • Monitored exercise
  • Breathing re-training
  • Disease management techniques
  • Energy conservation techniques
  • Education of medication usage, dosing, and delivery techniques
  • Education on normal lung function and disease processes
  • Addressing emotional issues such as depression, panic attacks, and stress management
  • Airway clearance techniques

Admission Criteria 

Who would benefit from pulmonary rehab?

Patients with any of the following:

  • COPD
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Persistent asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Lung transplantation
  • Emphysema
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Kyphoscoliosis and scoliosis
  • Chronic respiratory conditions due to fumes and vapors
  • Coal workers pneumonoconiosis
  • Plus other respiratory disorders

The program is suitable for patients who:

  • Have disabling symptoms of impaired lung function
  • Have quit smoking or are willing to participate in a smoking cessation program
  • Are willing to cooperate and participate in the plan of care
  • Are physically able, motivated, and willing to participate in rehab

For more information, please call 918-331-1150.