Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Let us help you breathe easier! Pulmonary Rehabilitation gives you the tools, knowledge, and motivation needed to manage chronic lung disease.

Questions? Call 240-964-1817

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About the Program

Our outpatient program meets twice weekly for 12 weeks and teaches exercise and lifestyle modification tailored to your individual needs.

Pulmonary Rehab is designed to help:

• Improve your ability to perform daily activities

• Increase strength and endurance

• Manage medications

• Reduce hospital admissions, emergency room visits, and primary care office visits

• Enhance your outlook and emotional stability

• Increase energy

• Improve your quality of life

Who may qualify?

If you have any type of respiratory problems, you may qualify for the program. Conditions include but are not limited to:

• COPD

• Persistent asthma

• Pulmonary Fibrosis

• Restrictive lung disease

• Lung cancer

• Before and after lung surgery

• Occupational lung disorders

The program includes the following topics and activities:

• Exercise/activity directed and supervised by a physician

• Training to make activities of daily living easier

• Breathing retraining

• Energy conservation methods

• Stress management and coping techniques

• Nutrition awareness and medication education

How to enroll

Talk to your physician or call Stacey Blank, RRT, Pulmonary Rehab Program Coordinator at 240-964-1817 if you are interested in participating. This program is often covered by insurance, but we will be happy to check with your carrier to see if you qualify for coverage.

A physician order or referral is required for entry into the program; however, you can self-refer and we can check with your physician to see if you qualify for the program.

Contact & Location

Stacey Blank, RRT
Rehabilitation Program Coordinator:
Email: sblank@wmhs.com

Western Maryland Health System Pulmonary Rehabilitation
12500 Willowbrook Road, 3rd Floor
Cumberland, MD 21502
Phone: 240-964-1817

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