July 11, 2013: In this episode, a physical therapist discusses the role of physical therapy in treating pulmonary conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and rehabilitation before and after lung transplants.
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Rebecca H. Crouch, PT, DPT, MS, CCS, FAACVPR, is the director of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy Services at Duke University Medical Center's Center for Living, and the co-director of their credentialed American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Residency program.
She is also a faculty member in the physical therapy doctoral programs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University.