The Rehabilitation Centre
CANVent Respiratory Services
505 Smyth Road
Room 1201, 1st floor
Ottawa, ON K1H 8M2
Medical Administrative Assistant
613-737-8899 ext 75318
Additional Program Information:
Funded by Ontario MOH with valid OHIP card
Call the program contact for details
Physician referral needed
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Occupational lung diseases
determining patient's need to assist the health care provider to guide treatment and care
teaching lung disease managment skills.
may include cardiovascular or aerobic training as well as strength and resistance training for upper and lower limbs. Often includes breathing muscles training, stretching and balance exercises.
An on-going exercise program with or without subervision of a health care provider.
Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)
A breathing test that measures man lung function paramaters and includes spirometry. Usually done in a pulmonary function lab location in a hospital or clinic.
An education and exercise program offered by a team of health care providers. The education components may include breathing control, energy conservation, understanding breathing medicines and how to use them, preventing flare-up and sesssions on quitting smoking.
a simple breathing test that can help in the diagnosis of different lung diseases
Types of Patients Accepted: