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Respiratory Therapy

Lee Health Respiratory Therapy

Lee Health pulmonology specialists offer patient-centered care when you need it most. Our pulmonology team has decades of experience and knowledge to assess and treat your unique respiratory disorder, ensuring you receive compassionate care every step of the way.

What is respiratory therapy?

Respiratory therapy is a crucial part of diagnosing, treating and managing breathing disorders. Our specialists work in collaboration with your care team to develop a targeted approach to improving lung function, managing your respiratory disorder, and helping you maintain your respiratory health. From sleep disorders to critical care, Lee Health's pulmonology team is ready to support your lung health every step of the way.

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Understanding Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory therapy is an essential part of treating and managing various respiratory conditions such as asthma,  COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), cystic fibrosis and more. 

Respiratory therapy is an integral part of every step of your respiratory health journey and is a part of:

  • Assessment - Evaluation of lung function, breathing difficulties and gather important information related to your condition
  • Treatment - The administration of important treatments and therapies such as oxygen therapy, bronchodilator medication, and even chest physiotherapy
  • Diagnostic Testing - Testing such as pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas analysis and even sleep studies to help your care team develop a treatment plan for your respiratory health
  • Emergency Care - Critical care in emergency situations such as cardiac arrest, trauma, or respiratory failure
  • Patient Education - Education related to managing respiratory conditions, proper inhaler use, and other aspects of respiratory health

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Pulmonary Conditions We Treat

Respiratory health issues can be overwhelming and can arise from a range of conditions that impact your quality of life. While some respiratory challenges can be temporary, others can be caused by persistent conditions. 

Our pulmonology care team treats a variety of conditions related to respiratory health such as:

  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) includes both chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Lung cancer 
  • Lung infections
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Sleep apnea
  • Interstitial lung disease 
  • Pulmonary hypertension

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