Improving Daily Life with Every Breath
Breathing should be the easiest thing in the world—something you don't have to think about. But if you're one of the 14 million Americans who suffer from a chronic respiratory disease, you know that breathing doesn't always come easily.
Helping Long Beach and Orange County residence breathe easier, MemorialCare is proud to provide lung and respiratory care from advanced diagnostics, and pulmonary rehabilitation programs to a dedicated adult cystic fibrosis program.
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A lung nodule, also called a pulmonary nodule, is one of the most common abnormalities seen on radiographic images, and is a small mass of tissue in the lung that is smaller than 3 cm (slightly more than an inch) in diameter. The nodule appears as a white shadow on a chest X-ray or computerized tomography (CT) scan.
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Pulmonary rehabilitation is designed to address the difficult challenges facing individuals including shortness of breath, decreased strength and endurance, reduced energy levels, reduced self-esteem and ability to care for oneself.
Patients treated for Cystic Fibrosis are living fuller, longer lives because of the outstanding care by a multidisciplinary team of renowned; pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, allergists- immunologists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, dieticians, social workers, nurses and a nurse practitioner.
Located throughout Orange County and Los Angeles County, MemorialCare-affiliated physicians are locally and nationally recognized in their area of expertise. We've made it easy to find a quality healthcare provider right in your own backyard.
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