Information about the Coronavirus

Griffin Health is committed to your care and safety. Please call your doctor or provider before your visit. General COVID-19 information is available here or call the COVID hotline at 203-204-1053. Vaccination information is available here.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Who should attend Pulmonary Rehab?

Our program is designed for those living with chronic lung diseases whose symptoms are compromising their quality of life and well-being. Examples include:

  • COPD, Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Lung Cancer

What can I expect?

Our Pulmonary Rehab team will develop an individualized, sixteen-week program tailored to meet your specific needs by providing you with exercise training and comprehensive education on a variety of topics.

  • Small group weekly education session
  • One (1) hour of individually-prescribed exercise during each session

Your response and progress will be closely monitored by either a Respiratory Therapist or Exercise Physiologist.

We will use a variety of exercise equipment during your program:

  • Treadmills
  • Stationary bikes
  • Rowing machines
  • Stair-climbing machines
  • Free weights

Group educational sessions may include:

  • Proper breathing techniques
  • Proper medication use and technique
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Relaxation and stress management skills
  • Energy conservation strategies
  • Safe oxygen use

What are the benefits of Pulmonary Rehab?

You may experience the following as a result of participating in Pulmonary Rehab:

  • Decreased symptoms and shortness of breath
  • Improved quality of life
  • Improved exercise tolerance
  • Increased independence
  • Less use of oxygen and medication

Contact us
For more information, contact us at 203-732-7435