People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may develop shortness of breath that makes it difficult to walk and perform other daily activities. Pulmonary rehabilitation is a program designed to improve your ability to function and general well-being.
Pulmonary rehabilitation programs focus on exercises that improve strength, lung function, and ability to walk and function. They may include components of education such as nutrition counseling, breathing and energy conservation strategies, and guidance on how to manage your COPD. Some pulmonary rehabilitation programs also offer psychological support. Additionally, by attending a pulmonary rehabilitation ... read more