Respiratory Therapy

pict-rt1Respiratory therapy includes inpatient and outpatient treatment for patients with heart and/or lung disorders.

Benefits of Respiratory Therapy

  • Eases breathing
  • Assists in ventilation

Elements of Respiratory Therapy

  • Testing an individual’s breathing capacity
  • Determining the level of oxygen in an individual’s blood
  • Administering oxygen and liquid medications in mist form

Conditions treated by Respiratory Therapy

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema, also known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory components of acute multisystemic conditions such as heart attack or stroke

Testimonials

"The staff at Oakbrook have been more than kind to me during my rehabilitation stay. The therapy department exceeded my expectations. If you need to have therapy, come to Oakbrook!"
- Joan B, resident

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