PT-OT for Pulmonary Patients

PT-OT for Pulmonary Patients

Santa Clara County’s First Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center

The pulmonary rehabilitation program at Good Samaritan Hospital helps patients learn about proper breathing techniques, pulmonary relaxation and strengthening exercises, as well as early recognition of respiratory infection.

It is vital that patients with lung ailments be enrolled in a pulmonary program as early in their illness as possible. Early detection and treatment of pulmonary problems can lead to better outcomes and improved quality of life for patients by reducing the negative impact that comes with the advanced stages of pulmonary disease.

A team approach
The team includes physical therapist and occupational therapist. This team approach allows us to tailor the classes to meet the individual needs that may vary from group to group.

We teach about breathing techniques, exercise, energy conservation, oxygen use, diet and medications.

Occupational therapists focus on teaching how to most efficiently move your body while performing daily tasks to best conserve energy and get the job done. Physical therapists can help you get the most out of reconditioning muscles in the shortest possible time.

We provide an effective 8-week pulmonary program of two two-hour sessions weekly to improve pulmonary function and build stamina. Patients exercise at the appropriate level and receive a customized home exercise plan, along with the education needed to best manage their disease.

Who benefits from a pulmonary program?
People with asthma, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, COPD or emphysema benefit from pulmonary therapy. Anyone who no longer smokes but experiences shortness of breath with exertion is a candidate.

What are the benefits?

  • Better overall quality of life
  • Increased energy and stamina
  • Decreased shortness of breath
  • Greater independence and self-reliance
  • Less need for oxygen
  • Less hospitalization
  • Increased ability to return to normal activities

How do I get started?
To participate in the pulmonary program, you must have a referral from your physician and a recent complete pulmonary function test.

Call 408-559-2377 to get started

Convenient and accessible
Our Pulmonary Rehabilitatin Program is located at our Mission Oaks campus in a quiet neighborhood of Los Gatos. Lots of convenient parking that gives you easy access to our facility.

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    Robert Filuk, MD
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    San Jose, CA 95124

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    South Valley Multi Specialty Medical Group
    555 Knowles Dr. Suite 109
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    Durga Madala, MD
    2516 Samaritan Dr. Suite A
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    Harish Murthy, MD
    2520 Samaritan Dr. Suite 210
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    Anh-Quan T Nguyen, MD
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    Mohammed S Qayyum, MD
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    Ronald Rossen, MD
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