Shasta Regional Medical Center offers a comprehensive and organized approach
to help effectively address the special needs of living with a chronic
respiratory disease. Pulmonary rehabilitation benefits those with lung
disease including emphysema, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, COPD, pre/post
lung transplant, post-op lung surgery, among other conditions.
The rehabilitation program strives to help control the symptoms of the
disease including as well as regain as much independence as possible in
living everyday life.
At Shasta Regional Medical Center, patients are offered the tools and techniques
to help them achieve a higher quality of life through a structured education
process. Topics range from your disease and how to live with it to breathing
techniques you can do to make daily activities easier. Evaluations and
counseling on reducing emotional stress, home care and appropriate nutrition
are offered as well.
A multidisciplinary team made up of a respiratory therapist, pharmacist,
physical therapist and social worker guides progress under the medical
direction of a pulmonary physician.
For more information, call (530) 244-8269.