At MaineHealth, we help people with respiratory conditions breathe easier. Pulmonary rehabilitation helps patients with lung disease build strength. Every day activities become easier to do. Pulmonary rehabilitation at MaineHealth improves a patient’s lung function, fitness and overall health.
Our rehabilitation therapists work one-on-one with patients. Our therapy program also focuses on education and counseling. People with COPD and other lung diseases learn fitness, improve breathing and help lung function.
Helping people with serious lung problems
Rehabilitation helps people with serious lung conditions
Pulmonary rehabilitation helps people living with long-term lung conditions and patients recovering from lung surgery. Talk to your primary care doctor or lung specialist about getting a referral for rehabilitation and therapy. The following breathing conditions may improve with pulmonary rehabilitation:
- Chronic bronchitis
- Pulmonary fibrosis
- Lung cancer
- Cystic fibrosis
- Other lung diseases