The Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program consists of a team of specialists including respiratory therapists and other medical professionals who provide rehabilitation to individuals with chronic pulmonary disease, including patients recovering from ongoing COVID-19 pulmonary issues. Education is provided for patients and their families.
A customized plan is developed for each patient that is designed to enhance the quality of life. The pulmonary rehabilitation team is led by the program medical director, who is a board-certified pulmonologist, with advanced certification in critical care and internal medicine.
The outpatient program is overseen by a group of pulmonary rehab specialists. Gaylord’s program meets twice weekly for nine weeks. The team works with participants to develop a personalized exercise and education plan. Monitored and specialized exercise guidance is provided during each exercise session. Patients work on endurance training using fitness equipment such as a stationary bicycle, arm ergometers, a treadmill, step trainer and strengthening equipment.
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