Therapy Services

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

PR is an exercise and education programme for patient with long term respiratory problems run by qualified physiotherapists who work closely with the respiratory consultants.

 

 

Each patient is individually assessed so that the exercise element is correctly suited to their needs.

We accept a variety of respiratory conditions including but not limited to COPD, Interstitial lung disease, Bronchiectasis, and Asthma.

The benefits of PR are widely known. Used in combination with other treatments it is proven to improve quality of life.


Benefits of PR

The benefits of PR are widely known. Used in combination with other treatments it is proven to improve quality of life.

Previous patients have said it has helped them with:

  • Improving confidence
  • Improving understanding of your lung condition
  • Learning from lots of different health professionals
  • Helping you reduce breathlessness
  • Improve your exercise tolerance and fitness levels

“The pulmonary rehabilitation course has changed my life. I am now much more informed about my lung condition and a lot more confident in going out and about as a result of it, thank you”

“I was reluctant at first because I didn’t want to get out of breath. It taught me how to manage my breathlessness and now I can do more”

“I felt isolated. I didn’t like groups. I gave it a try and found everyone was so friendly, it gave me a new lease of life.”

“My family has really noticed a difference in me.  I feel 10 years younger”

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