Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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What is Pulmonary Rehab?

Rehab Door

Outside Entrance Only

ParkWest Medical Complex

3676 Parker Blvd
Suite 280
Pueblo, CO 81008
719.595.7620

Location

Pulmonary Rehab is a program for people with chronic lung disease. To use Parkview Pulmonary Rehab, you must have a physician referral.

  • Moderate, Severe or Very Severe COPD
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Interstial Lung Disease

How can our program help?

  • Increase ability to perform daily physical activities
  • Improve ability to do self-care tasks
  • Lessen severity and frequency of repeated infections
  • Reduce COPD symptoms. For example, coughing, sputum production and shortness of breath
  • Reduce hospitalizations

Families are encouraged to visit the outpatient facility to discuss the program details with our team.

What can I expect?

Each session of monitored exercise is individualized to each patient to promote pulmonary fitness.

  • Progressive strengthening of respiratory and skeletal muscles
  • Instruction in correct breathing techniques
  • Design of a helpful home therapy and exercise program
  • Relaxation training to reduce anxiety and dyspnea
  • Determination of equipment needs and instruction for proper use
  • Medication management
  • Support for the family and patient

Continuing Your Healthy Lifestyle

After completion of monitored sessions, patients are encouraged to make exercise a life-long commitment.

Options include:

  • Home exercise regimen
  • Gym exercise regimen
  • Parkview’s maintenance program, which continues your        pulmonary rehabilitation with a medical supervision
  • Education to maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Oxygen provided

Payment Information

Most insurance providers will cover the majority, if not all, of the cost for pulmonary rehabilitation or payment can be made individually.