Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Breathe easier and live more fully

Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Anna Jaques Hospital

Lung disease can have a huge impact on your daily life. But with caring support, you can improve your quality of life. The Pulmonary Rehabilitation program at Anna Jaques Hospital is here to help.

We have state-of-the-art facilities that are conveniently located close to your home or work. Our trained experts will guide you — safely and securely — toward improved breathing and higher overall quality of life. Our staff hold credentials as Pulmonary Disease Educators and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certificates and are experienced and compassionate in delivering care to people with all types of lung conditions.

Individualized Rehab Program with Real Results

We customize a pulmonary rehab program just for you. You’ll receive an individualized plan that includes exercise and education. People who take part in our program can:

  • Decrease hospitalizations
  • Improve their overall quality of life
  • Reduce disease-related anxiety
  • Reduce their symptoms

Who Should Participate in Pulmonary Rehab

If you have been diagnosed with a lung-related condition, no matter how severe, you should participate in pulmonary rehab. We provide support for those with these and other conditions:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lingering COVID-19 symptoms
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung Transplant
  • Pulmonary hypertension

Talk to your doctor about getting a referral to get started with pulmonary rehab.

Learn More About Pulmonary Rehab

Read about what to expect from pulmonary rehabilitation at Anna Jaques.

What does our pulmonary rehab program include?

You can expect:

  • Access to a variety of lung-related educational topics
  • Personalized treatment plans and exercise regimens
  • Oxygen saturation monitoring during exercise
  • Stress management, relaxation and breathing techniques
How much does pulmonary rehab cost?

Medicare and many other insurance companies cover most of the cost of pulmonary rehab. We encourage you to check with your insurance company to learn about your specific coverage.

How do I get started?

We welcome everyone who has a lung condition, along with a doctor’s referral.

Our team holds rehab classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. You’ll attend 24 monitored sessions over the course of 12 weeks. A respiratory therapist (RT) and exercise physiologist closely supervise your progress throughout the program.

The team holds credentials as Pulmonary Disease Educators and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certificates.

If needed, we can provide supplemental oxygen — either at rest or during exercise. We hold education classes once per week and cover a variety of topics:

  • Anatomy of the lungs
  • Breathing techniques
  • Diet
  • Disease management
  • Energy conservation
  • Exercise
  • Medication and device use
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Stress management

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Services & Specialties

When needed, your lung doctor will work with other specialists at Anna Jaques to ensure you have the care you need to feel your very best.

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