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Respiratory Services

Located at Hillcrest Medical Associates (Hillcrest Clinic)

117 Jasper St

Hinton, AB

T7V 2A8


Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm

Our respiratory therapist works with your family doctor to help diagnose and/or manage respiratory diseases such as asthma and COPD. They can teach you how to control your lung disease in order to decrease your breathing problems so that you can live and enjoy a healthier, active lifestyle.

Services offered: (Patients are referred by their family physician for appointments)

  • Complete pulmonary function tests

  • Spirometry

  • Oximetry (at rest and exertion)

  • Asthma and COPD

    • Pre/post forced vital capacity testing to determine the presence and/or severity of lung disease, self management education

  • Smoking Cessation Education

Pulmonary Rehabilitation (Breathe Easy Program)

  • For patients with COPD

  • 8 week education and exercise class

    • The education components may include breathing control, energy conservation, understanding breathing medicines and how to use them, preventing flare-up and sessions on quitting smoking. 

  • Runs Tuesday and Thursday afternoons (1:00pm to 4:00pm)

  • Physician referral required

  • Please contact the PCN to see when the next class will be starting