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Pulmonary rehabilitation assessment NHS

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Redhead56 Fri 15-Sep-23 15:46:03

Has anyone been referred for this recently if so what did it entail? I have been told very little details apart from a walking exercise. Thanks in advance for any information that might inform me of what to expect.

nanaK54 Sat 16-Sep-23 12:39:00

Is this the 6 - 8 week course?
If so, my DH has completed this and found it extremely useful.
It consisted of various exercises.
Apologies if I am on completely the wrong track (wouldn't be the first time) grin

Redhead56 Sun 17-Sep-23 22:32:56

I believe it is about an eight week course arranged at the local health centre. I am going to ring the local respiratory clinic and ask some questions as after months of illness and tests I have been told it’s asthma. Thanks for responding it’s very much appreciated.

Carenza123 Thu 21-Sep-23 21:52:09

My husband has been referred, via his doctor, onto a six week course of pulmonary rehabilitation, two hours twice a week. He is being put through his paces with mobility improvement. After initial assessment - the first hour is concentrating on exercise to help strengthen legs and improve posture. The second hour is information relating to medical conditions ie, COPD, Asthma, etc and the benefits of exercise etc. It is beneficial to help him cope with his current conditions and importance of exercises he can do at home ideally. I don’t realistically see him continuing with these exercises once the course has finished, but it depends on the determination of the patient.

Redhead56 Fri 22-Sep-23 00:54:15

That’s very helpful I know a bit more of what to expect now Thank you.