Toronto Western Hospital - East Wing
University Health Network
399 Bathurst St
Asthma and Airway Clinic 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M5T 2S8
Meeran Manji, RN CRE
416 603 5890 or 416 603 6463
Additional Program Information:
The cost of the service is covered for patients with a valid health card (OHIP card).
Day program, each session is 2 hours in length (9-11am or 1-3pm). Participants attend 2-3x week for a max of 36 sessions.
Maintenance exercise program available, as well as pre- and post-lung transplant rehabilitation. Support group for people with various lung disease.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
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.
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: