Pulmonary rehabilitation program in Dublin, Georgia
Pulmonary rehabilitation, also called pulmonary rehab, is a program with the primary goal of helping decrease symptoms, improve quality of life and increase participation in everyday activities for people that suffer from pulmonary diseases. Common diseases we see are COPD, asthma, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, sarcoidosis and lung cancer. Each of these diseases involves some level of shortness of breath, oxygenation problems and decreased energy levels.
To achieve this main goal, we use a multidisciplinary approach that includes education and exercise training and should be considered for all respiratory therapy patients at all stages of the disease.
For any questions about our pulmonary rehab program or to schedule an appointment, please call us at (478) 274-3559.
What is included in the program?
Our professional staff includes our medical director, rehab coordinator, registered respiratory therapists and exercise specialists. They collaborate to provide you a tailored experience. Services include:
- Monitored telemetry sessions for initial visits and remainder of program, if needed. This allows the staff to view your vitals during exercise.
- Education sessions are created and tailored to the patient’s specific disease process.
- Medication use and emotional health support.
- Management of oxygen equipment provided during session.
A doctor’s referral is required to enter pulmonary rehab. Contact your doctor to ask for a referral or ask one of our staff members to contact your doctor directly.
Medicare and many other insurance companies may cover most of the pulmonary rehab program. We encourage you to check with your insurance carrier to obtain coverage information before enrolling.