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.
Complete pulmonary function tests
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
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