Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program - Sudbury

Program Location: 
Center for Life - Health Sciences North
140 Durham Street
Sudbury, ON P3E 3M7
Program Contact: 
705-671-6602 (program secretary)
Additional Program Information: 
Program Schedule: 
Pulmonary Rehabilitation (exercise and education programs for self-management) - 16 weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Referral Process: 
A referral from a physician or a nurse practitioner is required.
Referral Other: 
REFERRAL FORM: www.hsnsudbury.ca/lungs (click Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program)
Program Other: 
Maintenance program; Dietary Counselling; Psychological Counselling; Falls Prevention and Education; Home Programs; Chronic Disease Support Group
Diseases: 
Alpha-1
Asbestosis
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
COPD
Cystic fibrosis
Emphysema
Farmer's lung
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Lung cancer
Occupational lung diseases
Pulmonary fibrosis
Pulmonary hypertension
Sarcoidosis
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. 
Group Support
Provides encouragement and social support by sharing experiences, coping strategies and exchanging information for those living with lung disease. May include guest speakers. 
Maintenance/Follow-Up
An on-going exercise program with or without subervision of a health care provider.
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. 
Smoking Cessation
Counseling to help people quit smoking.
Audience: 
Adults
Types of Patients Accepted: 
Both
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