Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
A leading provider in respiratory rehabilitation.
At Sharp, we're proud to offer pulmonary rehabilitation services for San Diegans, helping those who have difficulty breathing return to a productive, independent and satisfying lifestyle. Our leading-edge program provides inpatient and outpatient care, and you may enter and exit at any level of care, based on your personal needs and goals.
Pulmonary rehabilitation services.
- Breathing and cough retraining
- Comprehensive evaluation to determine personal needs and establish goals
- Patient and family education
- Patient and family support
- Respiratory management
- Self-care training
Common lung diseases and conditions.
- Chronic bronchitis
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Cor pulmonate
- Lung cancer
- Pulmonary fibrosis
- Radiation pneumonitis
- Respiratory failure
- Shortness of breath
- Tracheotomy weaning
Our pulmonary rehab team.
Our team of medical professionals — including a medical director, pulmonary rehabilitation practitioners, physical therapists, occupational therapists, registered dietitians and social workers, among others — is dedicated to exploring every option to help you control and decrease breathing difficulties. Our expert team may also be assisted by physiatrists, psychologists, rehabilitation nurses, case managers and speech therapists.
Learn more about our pulmonary rehabilitation services.
To contact the Pulmonary Rehabilitation department at Sharp Memorial Hospital, please call 858-939-3380. To contact the Pulmonary Rehabilitation department at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, please call 619-740-5661.
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