Studies have proven that persons with chronic lung disease who complete a pulmonary rehabilitation program experience a decrease in pulmonary symptoms, hospital and emergency room visits and lead a more active lifestyle.
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. These challenges can often lead to fear, anxiety, depression and isolation.
Exercise is an essential part of pulmonary rehabilitation. During the program, you will participate in physical reconditioning exercises to improve your stamina so that you can pursue the activities you enjoy.
Continuing a regular exercise routine is key to maintaining good pulmonary health. Upon completion of the pulmonary rehabilitation, each participant is encouraged to maintain their exercise programs and lung health. You and your primary care physician will receive specific recommendations for you to continue self-care.
At MemorialCare we are committed to improving the health and well being of individuals, families and our community. We offer a wide variety of programs, events, classes and screenings designed to help you reach and maintain your optimal health and well being.
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.
MemorialCare is proud to offer a continuum of rehabilitation services utilizing the latest in rehabilitation equipment. Whether it's physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech therapy our goal is to maximize patients' independence and quality of life.
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