There are many diseases of the respiratory system in which there is evidence that exercise can play a therapeutic role.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Evidence suggests that a combination of aerobic, strength and flexibility exercises will improve functional capacity, decrease shortness of breath and improve quality of life and exercise tolerance in people with COPD.
Age Well For Life EP understands that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can make exercise more challenging and that every individual with COPD is different.
Age Well For Life EP strives to accommodate for each individuals specific limitations while providing evidence based exercise prescription that aims to improve respiratory symptoms, plus make it easier to perform activities of daily living.
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Research has shown that those individuals with cystic fibrosis who attain higher levels of aerobic fitness report feeling better and have a higher overall quality of life.
Physical activity may improve mucus clearance, and possibly even delay decreases in pulmonary function. Increases in strength and endurance have also been shown to assist in improving the quality of life of people with cystic fibrosis.
Age Well for Life EP understands that cystic fibrosis can undoubtedly make exercise more challenging. We strive to provide specific and safe evidence based exercise prescription that aims to improve your symptoms and make it easier to perform activities of daily living.
Age Well For Life EP can help you determine what type of exercise is best for you and design a program that accommodates to your individual needs and concerns.
Research has shown that exercise can be very beneficial for people with asthma.
Our Exercise Physiologists understand that there are certain precautions that must be undertaken when prescribing exercise for people with asthma.
By utilizing the best evidence based research on safe and effective exercise prescription as a therapy for asthma we can help you proactively manage your asthma while increasing general fitness levels.
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