Pulmonary rehabilitation commonly known as respiratory rehabilitation plays an important role in managing and maintaining health of people, who suffer from chronic respiratory diseases.

Pulmonary rehabilitation helps patients who face difficulty in breathing and feel discomfort in performing daily life activities. It helps people with chronic lung diseases to improve lung function and reduce severity.

From past 5 years I’ve seen so many patients on daily basis who have COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases), pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, bronchitis or experience shortness of breath.

Also some people who cannot perform daily activities despite use of daily medication. Pulmonary rehabilitation is recommended in these cases. 

Diseases like COPD asthma are increasing at an alarming rate due to increasing pollution and today’s lifestyle. Even medication are failing to improve quality of life in some cases. 

Pulmonary Rehabilitation includes-

  • Exercise
  • Breathing techniques
  • Relaxation
  • Proper nutrition
  • Strategies to cope up with COPD
  • Emotional support.