COPD Rehab Classes

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Rehabilitation Program.

What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD?

This is an term which includes the conditions of Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema. COPD is what it is shortened to and many refer to this as such.

  • Chronic means over time usually related to illness.
  • Bronchitis is inflammation of the airway of the lungs known as the bronchi
  • Emphysema is when the smaller airways and air sacs known as (alveoli) of the lungs are damaged

 

What Are The Health Benefits Of the COPD Rehabilitation Program?

  • Help reduce the risk of Hospital admissions
  • Help reduce your risk of Diabetes
  • Help attain your ideal Weight & Reduce Body Fat
  • Help improve your Immune System
  • Improve Circulation, Muscle Tone & Posture
  • Strengthens Bones and Increases Joints Mobility
  • An Increased Sense Of Well Being And Promoting Better Sleep

We will also help you to create a healthy lifestyle and encourage life extending habits. Allowing you to exercise together with others that under- stand your thoughts and worries.

A qualified instructor is always on hand to help supervise and assist and to encourage, motivate and answer your questions. And to help pace yourself during class.

Southend & Basildon Hosiptal COPD Rehabilitation units can refer following your attendance at their in-house sessions for a wide variety of conditions, so please feel free to ask your Physiotherapist for further in- formation.

 

Is COPD Common?

COPD is quite common. About 3 million people have been diagnosed with it in the UK. These are only known cases as people make the mistake of having a cold or cough and mild breathlessness when diagnosed from by their doctor.

What is COPD?

Supported by the local Health Authority and backed by the British Lung Foundation (BLF). This is class designed to support those that are living with Chronic Ob- structive Pulmonary Disease or one of many other lung conditions.

A class where you work at your pace and rest when you need.

What Should I Wear?

We recommend training shoes and some comfortable unrestricted clothing like jogging bottoms or shorts and a T-Shirt also please bring a drink of water.

Thursday 2.00pm — 3.30pm The War Memorial Hall, High Road, Canvey Island SS8 7RZ Click To Find On Maps

Charges which apply to this class include refreshments.

Please note: There is a charge for this session 

How Do I Join?

You can be referred by Basildon or Southend hospital using patient information sheet and once you have your referral sheet, make an appointment.

You Can Download Your GP Referral Forms Here

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To book your appointment call 07949 667866 or hit the contact button below.

You can also ask your GP, Practice Nurse or Health Care Practitioner to complete your form. Self referral is also available, just contact me for details.

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