Maine Coast Memorial Hospital is located at 50 Union Street in Ellsworth, Maine

Phone: (207) 664-5311 please dial 911 for emergencies

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

What Are the Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation?
Some benefits of exercise are

  • Improved sense of well-being
  • Increased endurance
  • Decreased depression
  • Decreased shortness of breath (or at least desensitizing to the feeling of SOB)
  • More independence
  • Decreased anxiety
  • Improved immune system

For many graduates, the program has been able to help:

  • Control and alleviate symptoms
  • Increase exercise tolerance
  • Decrease anxiety and depression commonly associated with pulmonary disease
  • Learn more about their disease
  • Feel better about themselves

Who Should Attend Pulmonary Rehabilitation?
The program is designed for patients with pulmonary diseases, such as emphysema, asthma, and chronic bronchitis, C.O.P.D. ...

  • Whose shortness of breath compromises their lifestyle
  • Who want to learn more about their disease
  • Who want to learn ways to improve their breathing
  • Who want to increase their exercise endurance

Patients admitted to the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program will generally demonstrate:

  • Medical stability
  • Dyspnea due to Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
  • Functional limitation from Chronic Lung Disease
  • Interest and motivation toward Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • No other interfering or unstable medical conditions

Through breathing retraining, regular exercise, proper nutrition, and respiratory treatments you can dramatically improve your breathing ability.

Learn More About Pulmonary Rehab
Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital
50 Union Street, Suite 2100
Ellsworth, ME 04605
664-5320 • 888-480-3840

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