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Providence St. Luke’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Outpatient Program is designed to help patients increase their endurance and quality of life after experiencing a variety of lung conditions.

Our pulmonary program is certified by 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.

The pulmonary rehabilitation outpatient program helps patients with:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Lung cancer
  • Pre/post lung volume reduction survey
Bruce Au  - a patient at St. Luke's Rehabilitation hospital in Spokane, Washington.

Regaining Independence with St. Luke's Rehabilitation

In February 2019, Bruce Au's lungs collapsed and his heart stopped; he was rushed to Providence Holy Family Hospital. He arrived with Influenza A, Influenza B and an infection, all of which escalated when combined with his Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). He spent six days in ICU and was released to the Spokane Veterans Home for inpatient rehabilitation for four and a half months.

Read Bruce's Story