Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Our Approach

Fairview pulmonary rehabilitation therapists will help you make the most of every breath. We can help you understand your disease and how it affects you. You'll learn ways to control your symptoms and improve your ability to breathe.

Pulmonary rehabilitation can also help improve the quality of your life and reduce hospital visits.

Conditions we treat

  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Lung cancer
  • Other lung conditions
  • Pre- and post-lung transplant issues
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension

Our therapists will work with you and your provider to develop a customized treatment plan that may include:

Education: Learn more about your disease and the respiratory system. We teach you how to use medication correctly and avoid things that irritate your lungs. You will learn how to save energy and how to relax. You will also learn the warning signs of a more serious condition.

Exercise: Exercise can help you strengthen muscles and improve your ability to breathe.

Nutritional counseling: Many people with lung disease are either over- or underweight. We’ll teach you how to eat well and maintain a healthy weight.

Breath techniques: We’ll teach you the proper technique to help you breathe better.

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