Breathe Easy Plus Program
Breathe Easy Plus is a physiotherapy based exercise and education program that is tailored for individuals with Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease (COPD) or other respiratory conditions. A physiotherapist, kinesiologist and nurse will assist you in improving your exercise tolerance, ability to breath and your overall health.
The program focuses on breathing strengthening, stretching, and cardiovascular exercise. As you progress and improve, your exercise program will change to reflect your improvement!
Education will be provided throughout the program. Your physiotherapist will provide you with education on proper breathing techniques, breathlessness positions and more!
what to expect
what to expect
You will begin your program with a half hour assessment with your physiotherapist. Your physiotherapist will ask you questions about your condition and do a breathing assessment.
Physical testing to determine your level of fitness is also performed. This testing is done by one of our trained health professionals and will help guide the intensity of your treatment.
Runs Tuesday & Thursdays from 10:00am – 11:00am
Assessments can be scheduled any day Monday – Friday
- improved ability to exercise
- reduced shortness of breath
- improved ability to manage respiratory symptoms
- improved endurances
- improved quality of life
*Extended Health Benefits may cover the cost of the program