Mercy Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Joplin

Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine or Fitness
100 Mercy Way, Suite 350
Joplin, MO 64804

Phone: (417) 556-8231
Fax: (417) 556-8236
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Pulmonary Rehab Clinic Joplin

The pulmonary rehabilitation program at our Joplin clinic is a physician-supervised program that provides the greatest improvements in symptoms, exercise capacity and health-related quality of life of any therapy available for patients with lung disease. Our respiratory therapists work with your referring physician and our medical director to design a plan that is specific to your individual needs. 

The pulmonary rehabilitation program includes exercise, education, counseling, and support for patients and their families. Conditions that benefit from pulmonary rehabilitation include:

  • Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency 
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • COPD – Chronic Bronchitis & Emphysema 
  • Cystic Fibrosis 
  • Interstitial disease – fibrosis, occupational or environmental
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplant (pre & post)
  • Lung Volume reduction surgery
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Restrictive Disease
  • Sarcoidosis

Pulmonary Rehab Benefits

There are various benefits of our pulmonary rehab program including: 

  • Improved functional capacity
  • Improved adherence to positive lifestyle changes
  • Better compliance with a medical regime
  • Decreased need for acute resources
  • Increased knowledge of pulmonary disease including education, breathing techniques, disease and symptom management
  • Increased self-esteem and confidence
  • Reduced anxiety and/or panic

If you or someone you know could benefit from pulmonary rehabilitation, talk to your pulmonologist or primary care physician for a referral. 

AACVPR Program Certified

Our pulmonary rehabilitation program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.