Pulmonary Rehabilitation

More than 30 million people in the United States are affected by chronic lung disease. Problems breathing can be a frightening experience. Our Pulmonary Rehabilitationpulmonary rehabilitation program can lessen the effects of chronic lung disease and improve the quality of your life.

Check with your doctor to see if you are a candidate for pulmonary rehabilitation. Any adult with stable, chronic lung disease may be considered for the pulmonary rehab program at Genesis. This includes those with:

Exercise Sessions

You will have exercise sessions three times a week for about an hour. The exercises include:

  • Proper breathing techniques
  • Stretching
  • Low-level aerobic exercise
  • Strengthening

Meet Our Team

While in the program, you receive education on chronic lung disease from experts in respiratory therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy, nutrition services, social services and occupational therapy. The educational sessions last about an hour per week.

Pulmonary rehabilitation is located in the Physicians Pavilion at Genesis-Bethesda. For more information, call (740) 454-4718 or 800-322-4762, ext. 4718.

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