Pulmonary rehabilitation at Valley is a 12-week outpatient program designed to help patients with respiratory conditions improve their quality of life.
Pulmonary rehabilitation is done in conjunction with a patient's medical treatment(s) and may include:
- Nutritional counseling
- Education on your condition
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Cystic fibrosis
- Interstitial fibrosis
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Rheumatoid pulmonary disease
- Collagen vascular lung disorders
- Pre/post-thoracic surgery
The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team
Valley’s comprehensive program is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of specialists who work together to ensure patients have a customized plan throughout their 12 weeks of rehabilitation. The team includes:
- Respiratory therapists
Every patient enrolled in our program is given a free medical evaluation by the program’s Medical Director. The pulmonary rehabilitation program is covered by Medicare for COPD, and generally for the conditions listed above.