Center for Life - Health Sciences North
140 Durham Street
Sudbury, ON P3E 3M7
705-671-6602 (program secretary)
Additional Program Information:
Pulmonary Rehabilitation (exercise and education programs for self-management) - 16 weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays
A referral from a physician or a nurse practitioner is required.
REFERRAL FORM: www.hsnsudbury.ca/lungs (click Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program)
Maintenance program; Dietary Counselling; Psychological Counselling; Falls Prevention and Education; Home Programs; Chronic Disease Support Group
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.
Provides encouragement and social support by sharing experiences, coping strategies and exchanging information for those living with lung disease. May include guest speakers.
An on-going exercise program with or without subervision of a health care provider.
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.
Counseling to help people quit smoking.
Types of Patients Accepted: