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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Patients with pulmonary problems, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, can experience improved quality of life and return to higher levels of functioning through our outpatient therapy program.

The team at Miami Valley Hospital’s Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio believes a holistic approach is most beneficial. Family physicians, medical directors, nurses, exercise physiologists, and respiratory therapists work together with patients and their families. In fact, family participation is encouraged in planning sessions.

Customized Programs

The program follows a goal-oriented educational and therapeutic approach customized to meet individual needs. A nurse, respiratory therapist, and exercise physiologists are available at all times to help patients and their families, and to answer questions that may arise during the program. 

The program combines exercise, education, and breathing and relaxation techniques. 

Specific program areas include:

  • Chest infection awareness and control
  • Graded physical reconditioning program to increase exercise capacity
  • Medication actions and side effects
  • Patient and family adaptation, communication and coping skills
  • Physical energy conservation techniques
  • Proper inhaler usage
  • Proper nutrition
  • Proper oxygen usage
  • Relaxation techniques to decrease stress and facilitate correct breathing
  • Respiratory system structure and function as applied to the patient
  • Respiratory therapy equipment operation and maintenance
  • Techniques to control and relieve shortness of breath

Preparing for Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Premier Health Library

The Premier Health Library offers a wealth of information about pulmonary rehabilitation. Learn about conditions, treatments, how to prepare for surgery, and much more.

 

 

 

Content Updated: August 14, 2018

These Miami Valley Hospital locations offer Rehabilitation Services.
Outpatient Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine at Coffman Family YMCA
90 Remick Blvd. Springboro, OH  45066
Rehabilitation at Claybourne Medical Center
1525 E. Stroop Rd. Kettering, OH  45429
Rehabilitation at Miami Valley Health Center Huber Heights
6251 Miami Valley Way Huber Heights, OH  45424
Rehabilitation at Miami Valley Hospital
One Wyoming St. Dayton, OH  45409
Rehabilitation at Miami Valley Hospital North
9000 N. Main St. Englewood, OH  45415
Rehabilitation at Miami Valley Hospital South
2400 Miami Valley Dr. Centerville, OH  45459
Rehabilitation at SureCare Medical Center
360 W. Central Ave. Springboro, OH  45066
Rehabilitation at the Wright Health Building
1222 S. Patterson Blvd. Dayton, OH  45402
Rehabilitation in Beavercreek
1244 Meadow Bridge Dr. Beavercreek, OH  45434
Rehabilitation in Jamestown
4940 Cottonville Rd. Jamestown, OH  45335
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