Lung Rehab: Daily Fitness & Exercise

Pulmonary rehabilitation through exercise can help patients with chronic lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis breathe better.

Read about nine steps to better manage pulmonary fibrosis.

In this UHN Patient Education video shared in November 2014 let Dr. Ken Chapman, the director of the Pulmonary Rehab Program at Toronto Western Hospital, take you through some simple exercises that you can do at your own pace. Learn stretching, balance and flexibility, and strength training movements.

A recent study found that exercise is crucial for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients. Find out more.

 

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