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Sinai-Grace Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center

To download a printable informational sheet about this program, click here.

The Pulmonary Rehab program at Sinai-Grace Hospital has been designed by a collaboration of a multi-disciplinary team of experts including Registered Dieticians, Pharmacists, Pastoral Care Services, and Respiratory Therapists.  Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a monitored exercise and educational program that is designed for those patients who suffer from lung conditions such as:

•           COPD, Emphysema, and Bronchitis

•           Sarcoidosis

•           Pulmonary Fibrosis

•           Interstitial Lung Disease

•           Lung Cancer and status post Lung Cancer Surgery

•           Pre and Post Lung Transplant   

These diagnoses and some others are covered for monitored pulmonary rehabilitation by most insurance companies. Pulmonary Rehabilitation has many benefits to patients suffering from respiratory illnesses including:

•           Decreasing the symptoms of the disease or condition

•           Improving quality of life

•           Increasing functional capacity

•           Decreasing symptoms and better management of anxiety and depression

•           Improving patient self management and adherence to medications prescribed

•           Improved communication and follow-up with the referring physician

This comprehensive program includes education that focuses on COPD as well as other chronic lung diseases to provide the patient information about:

•           Medications, including drug action, side effects, using an inhaler, and self-care

•           Understanding and using oxygen therapy

•           Diet, nutrition, and weight management

•           Breathing retraining

•           Importance of exercise

•           Strategies for managing breathing problems

•           Symptom assessment and knowledge about when to seek medical treatment

For a referral to the Pulmonary Rehab program, ask your primary care physician for a prescription, or call (313) 966-8825 for more information.

 

Sinai-Grace Hospital

6071 West Outer Drive, Suite M251

Detroit, MI 48235

(313) 966-8825