Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary RehabilitationSt. Luke’s Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation outpatient program is designed to help patients increase their endurance and quality of life after experiencing a variety of heart and lung conditions. St. Luke’s is certified by the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation outpatient program of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)—a gold standard that gives our patients and families confidence that they’re in safe hands.

The cornerstone of our Pulmonary Rehabilitation program is a customized nutrition and medically-monitored exercise program, designed by our dynamic team of certified specialists. Dieticians, psychologists and therapists all come together to help our pulmonary patients in their journey. Driven by support for our patients and their families, St. Luke’s leads individualized multidisciplinary programs that teach patients how to take control of their own health.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Benefits

Through this rehabilitation program, patients can achieve:

  • Increased endurance levels
  • Increased quality of life
  • Decreased risk of heart failure
  • Decreased depression and anxiety
  • Improved strength
  • Increased ability to exercise
  • Increased heart stabilization
  • Enhanced weight loss
  • Improved cholesterol levels
  • Decreased stress

Who It Helps

The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation outpatient program helps patients with:

  • Cardiovascular and pulmonary problems
  • Heart attacks
  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery
  • Heart attack history
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Pre/post LVRS

Learn more about St. Luke’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program (PDF Download)

Learn more about the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).

Cindy Glidden
More than anything, St. Luke's can spot problems before you know you have them by watching your blood pressure and oxygen levels. The staff is excellent, and the program is excellent. Everyone is there supporting each other, and most of all supporting us. It feels like a family at St. Luke's.
- Cindy Glidden

Questions? Call us at (509) 473-6000.

St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute
711 S. Cowley St.
Spokane, WA 99202-1330

Inpatient Information: (509) 473-6058 or 1-833-FOR-SLR-1
Outpatient Information: (509) 473-6869