Prince George

Pulmonary Rehab Program (Prince George)

This program is currently not running due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Program contact

Phone: 250-562-9341 x117
Fax: 250-596-7447

Email: Katy.armstrong@nbc.ymca.ca

Program location

PO Box 1808, 2020 Massey Drive
Prince George, BC • V2L 4V7

Program details

The YMCA offer Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs to reduce risks in a safe environment to improve overall health and quality of life.

The program consists of graduated clinically supervised, individualized exercise programs (aerobic and strengthening); as well as education, delivered in a group setting in conjunction with the exercise sessions. It is designed to help patients improve their symptoms, become part of a supportive community, improve their quality of life, and reduce the risk of COPD exacerbations and hospitalizations.#

Supported languages

English

Application process

Please have your Physician fill out the referral form as you will be required to have a referral before you begin participating in the program.
Participants are required to have had recent Spirometry (within the last 5 years) confirming COPD diagnosis.

There is also a fitness assessment upon intake and discharge.

Diseases

  • COPD
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

Program offerings

  • Graduated exercise sessions 2x per week for a total of 10 weeks
  • Education sessions after each exercise session
  • Optional graduated entry into the YMCA’s ongoing Phase III Pulmonary and Cardiac Maintenance Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page Last Updated: 22/05/2020