As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, all pulmonary rehabilitation services have been suspended. The service is currently exploring alternative ways in which it can safely provide all of the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation using online resources.
Referrals to the service can still be made in the usual way. All referrals received are triaged by a physiotherapist who will contact the patient to provide advice and support as required.
The Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) service is run by a team of specialists which includes but is not limited to:
The service is run for people who are having difficulty managing symptoms associated with a diagnosed breathing problem.
Diagnoses such as COPD, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Lung Fibrosis and Dysfunctional breathing are commonly seen.
Problems such as cough, shortness of breath and repeated chest infections can be managed with a combination of education and exercise.
Patients are either seen in a group for an eight-week course of Pulmonary Rehab or on an individual basis (one to one) if more appropriate.
Tel: 01462 478783
To find out more about the eight-week course, watch the video below which explains what's involved, who it benefits and the results it aims to produce.
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