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Respiratory & Pulmonary Care

Rely on respiratory therapists and technologist at UNC Rockingham Health Care to provide excellent lung and breathing care and treatment.

What’s a Respiratory Therapist?

Our respiratory therapists are certified, knowledgeable health professionals who evaluate, treat, and care for you if you have a breathing problem. Your respiratory therapist at UNC Rockingham will work with your doctors to provide the best possible treatment for your condition.

Conditions We Treat

Turn to your respiratory team for the care of:

Lung Services

Find a wide range of diagnostic tests and treatments for lung and breathing conditions.

Diagnostic Tests

Treatments

  • Bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP) – Provides pressure during inhale and exhale to help you breathe easier
  • Bronchodilator therapy – Uses medication to open your airway and make breathing easier
  • Chest physiotherapy – Helps drain mucus from your lungs
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) – Increases the air pressure in your throat to improve breathing
  • Incentive spirometry
  • Mechanical ventilation management
  • Oxygen therapy, including high flow oxygen therapy

High Flow Oxygen Therapy

If you have COPD and other severe lung conditions that make it hard for you to breath, you may receive heated high flow oxygen therapy in the hospital. This type of respiratory support delivers warm, humidified air through your nose to help you breathe.

Ask for a Referral

If you have a lung problem, and need a pulmonary function test, ask your primary care provider to schedule your test at UNC Rockingham Health Care.

For more information about our services, call 336-623-9711 Ext. 171-2747.

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