Pulmonary Rehabilitation


What is Pulmonary Rehab?

Rehab Door

Outside Entrance Only

ParkWest Medical Complex

3676 Parker Blvd
Suite 280
Pueblo, CO 81008


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.

Rhonda Lewis

Rhonda Lewis

Director of Diabetes Care Center and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation at Parkview