Pulmonary Wellness Services
Community Hospital's pulmonary rehabilitation program is an eight-week medically supervised exercise and education program for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, chronic bronchitis, chronic asthma, cystic fibrosis, as well as pre/post lung surgery. Participants learn how to manage respiratory symptoms, increase activity, decrease anxiety, and minimize shortness of breath. Individual treatment plans include exercise prescription/progression, energy conservation, bronchial hygiene, and medication management.
High Altitude Simulation Test (HAST)
60-minute individual appointment
Community Hospital now offers High Altitude Simulation Testing (HAST) through the outpatient Pulmonary Wellness Program.This test will enhance safety for passengers with lung disease when traveling by airplane and/or automobile to high-altitude locations by evaluating their need for supplemental oxygen.
Kick the Nic - Stop Smoking Now
Are you ready to stop smoking? Have you tried to quit? Research shows that combining group support, individual counseling, and nicotine replacement can increase success!