Emmetsburg - Palo Alto County Health System

Palo Alto County Health System
3201 1st St. Emmetsburg, IA 50536


Jeriann Heddinger


Pulmonary Rehabilitation can help patients with lung diseases such as chronic bronchitis, emphysema and asthma. This is a 10-week program wither patients meet twice a week. Pulmonary Rehabilitation includes exercise training along with education about lung disease, medication, diet and stress. The biggest emphasis is on breathing retraining. Goals for the rehab program are the decrease shortness of breath, increase strength and endurance, and improve the quality of life.