St. Mary's of Michigan - Saginaw St. Mary's of Michigan - Standish St. Joseph Health System - Tawas  
 
  Green Logo Image With Cross For Hospital In Michigan - St. Mary's of Michigan  
Home  |   Contact  |   Careers  |   Associates  |   Physicians
 
 
 
 
 
 Find A Provider

Printed for you from the St. Mary's of Michigan - Standish website on 10/24/14
Pulmonary Rehab
 
  Find A Service
  Find A Location


Rehab Services
Cardiac Rehab
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Pulmonary Rehab
Speech Therapy


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
click to Google Map™ to this location
Skilled Nursing Facility
805 West Cedar Street (M61)
Standish, MI 48658
(click map for directions)
font:small fontmed fontlarge font |

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is an outpatient education and exercise program held at St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital to help individuals return to the best possible health in the presence of lung disease.
 
We help participants increase their ability to handle work and activity, and improve their well-being and awareness of health problems, while decreasing shortness of breath.
 
Twice a week for approximately 9 weeks, patients use stationary bicycles, treadmills, arm ergometers and other equipment to improve muscle tone, so that they work more efficiently and use less oxygen. Oxygen saturation level and blood pressure are monitored during exercise.
 
In addition, a respiratory therapist, registered dietitian, registered nurse, exercise specialist and chaplin therapist educate patients about:
  • Anatomy of the lungs and lung diseases
  • Better breathing techniques
  • Stress management
  • Pulmonary medications
  • Improving performance of activities of daily living (ADL's)
  • Nutrition for the pulmonary patient
  • Coping emotionally with lung disease 
 
Your physician must write a prescription for enrollment in Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
 
The program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
 
Pulmonary Rehabilitation is located in the outpatient area of the hospital. For your convenience, use the main entrance. For more information, contact Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation at (989) 846-3415.
      805 W. Cedar (M-61) | Standish, MI 48658 | (989)846-4521 | 1-844-907-8000
©2012 AHIS / St. Mary's of Michigan