Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program - The Rehabilitation Centre, Ottawa

Program Location: 
The Rehabilitation Centre
CANVent Respiratory Services
505 Smyth Road
Room 1201, 1st floor
Ottawa, ON K1H 8M2
Program Contact: 
Medical Administrative Assistant
613-737-8899 ext 75318
613-736-9054
Additional Program Information: 
Program Cost: 
Funded by Ontario MOH with valid OHIP card
Program Schedule: 
Call the program contact for details
Referral Process: 
Physician referral needed
Diseases: 
Alpha-1
Asbestosis
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
Chronic cough
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
COPD
Emphysema
Farmer's lung
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Lung cancer
Occupational lung diseases
Pulmonary fibrosis
Pulmonary hypertension
Sarcoidosis
Sleep apnea
Program Offerings: 
Assessment
determining patient's need to assist the health care provider to guide treatment and care
Education
teaching lung disease managment skills.
Exercise
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. 
Maintenance/Follow-Up
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. 
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
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. 
Spirometry Testing
a simple breathing test that can help in the diagnosis of different lung diseases
Audience: 
Adults
Types of Patients Accepted: 
Inpatients
Outpatients
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Page Last Updated: 30/09/2015