Some Banner Health locations offer pulmonary wellness programs. While designed for people with breathing problems such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, others can benefit, too.
Pulmonary wellness programs include exercises and activities designed to help you:
Pulmonary wellness is different from pulmonary rehabilitation – but the two programs work well together. Pulmonary rehabilitation may be covered by medical insurance, but pulmonary wellness is not. Sessions are about $5 each and convenient month-to-month payment options are available. (Prices are subject to change.)
To get started, talk to your doctor about whether pulmonary wellness is a good fit for you. Participation requires a doctor’s referral.