Breathing Center of Houston has been helping patients with chronic lung disease regain strength, independence, and health for more than 12 years. Since the arrival of Covid-19, we have been able to use our specialized expertise, innovative protocols, and deep experience in pulmonary rehabilitation to assist patients recovering from COVID-19. Our program focuses on the physical and emotional challenges of getting back to everyday life.
Physical complications after COVID-19 can persist for months or even years, and include impairments in muscle strength, heart and lung capacity, pain, balance, endurance, and walking ability leading to a loss of function and independence. If you are recovering from Covid-19, Breathing Center of Houston is here to help with each step toward a full and healthy recovery.
What does COVID-19 Rehabilitation look like?
Our entire program is done remotely via Telehealth/Virtual sessions. After your 1st telehealth appointment and evaluation, an individualized treatment plan is created to address your specific condition and recovery goals. Each session is apx 30-minutes and will include exercise training, education, and breathing exercises.
· Exercise Training
– Upper and lower body strengthening
– Aerobic exercise and reconditioning
– Balance and body awareness
– Relaxation techniques
– Energy conservation
– Activity modification
· Breathing Exercises
– Diaphragmatic Breathing
– Pursed Lip Breathing
– Breathing exercises to strengthen diaphragm.
Each participant will receive a COVID-19 Rehabilitation Kit.
– Pulse Oximeter
– Blood Pressure cuff
-Inspiratory muscle trainer
-Upper Ergometer trainer
For more information, call Breathing Center of Houston today. Covered by Medicare and most private insurance: BCBS TX, Humana, United Medicare, AARP. Medical clearance from your doctor is required.