Respiratory Services


Located at The Bighorn PCN
138 Athabasca Avenue

Hinton, AB
T7V 2A4
780-865-4211
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm

 

Our Respiratory Therapist works with your family physician to help with:
  • New diagnoses
  • Early detection of lung disease
  • Assess severity and prognosis
  • Monitor response to respiratory treatments
  • Monitor decline of lung function
  • Pre-op assessment
Services offered: (Patients are referred by their family physician)
  • Complete pulmonary function tests
  • Spirometry/Flow Volume Loop
  • Oximetry (at rest and exertion)
  • Asthma and COPD self-management education (patients can self-refer)
  • Smoking Cessation Education (patients can self-refer)
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • For patients with moderate to severe chronic lung┬ádiseases such as COPD, Asthma, Fibrosis, and other respiratory illnesses
    • How to breath properly
    • Energy conservation
    • Respiratory infections
    • How to prevent flare-ups
    • Aggravating factors
    • Respiratory medications and proper inhaler technique
    • Smoking cessation
    • Vaccines
    • Managing stress and anxiety
    • Nutrition8 week education and exercise class
  • Physician referral required
  • Please contact the Bighorn PCN at 780-865-4211 for more information
Patient Resources

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