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Pulmonary Dysfunction Therapy

Pulmonary RehabilitationTIRR Memorial Hermann and the Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Network are leading the charge in the functional rehabilitation of individuals with lung disease. Our rehabilitation experts understand the challenges breathing difficulties have on the patient’s life. Our breakthroughs in evidence-based interventions allow patients to go beyond the clinical setting, providing them with the opportunity to participate in important life roles in the home, work, volunteer and community environments. Our goal is to help these patients achieve and maintain a maximum level of independent functioning and improved quality of life.

Pulmonary Dysfunction Therapy is a progressively intensive therapy and education program that can greatly benefit those with lung disease such as:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary discease (COPD)
  • Lung cancer
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Pre- and post- thoracic and abdominal surgery

We have a dedicated interdisciplinary team that may include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech-language pathology
  • Psychology
  • Social work

The Pulmonary Dysfunction Therapy program will maximize patient outcomes by providing:

  • Rigorous evaluation of functional status
  • Progressively intensive therapeutic exercise and functional activity programs tailored to the patient’s condition and needs
  • A continuum of care that may include: inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, and a community wellness program
  • Extensive education and support to ensure patients and families have the resources and knowledge needed for successful integration back into the home and community

To make referrals or to schedule appointments:
1 (800) 44-REHAB (73422) , (713) 797-5942 or fax 713.797.5988.