Swedish Covenant Hospital's outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program combines monitored exercise, education and breathing retraining into a comprehensive program centered at the Galter LifeCenter, Chicago's premier medically based fitness center. Galter LifeCenter is located on the same campus as Swedish Covenant Hospital.
For people suffering from lung disease, life becomes increasingly difficult due to fatigue and shortness of breath. Pulmonary rehabilitation can increase your strength, endurance, functioning and independence, as well as dramatically improve your quality of life.
At Swedish Covenant Hospital, the pulmonary rehabilitation team will work with you to get you back on the path to good health. The staff includes exercise physiologists, nurses, a dietitian and a health psychologist if needed. The team will create a comprehensive plan, customized just for you, uncluding:
• Breathing retraining
Pulmonary rehabilitation participants enjoy the convenience, ease, comfort and state-of-the-art facilities of the Galter LifeCenter, as well as easy access to related services, private consultation rooms and the most up-to-date exercise equipment in a light-filled, healing environment.
For more information, please contact the pulmonary rehabilitation program at (773) 878-8200, Ext. 7321.