Therapeutic Services

  • Oxygen therapy – administration of oxygen through various devices such as nasal cannula or mask
  • High flow oxygen therapy
  • Aerosol and nebulizer therapy – delivers bronchodilator medication, humidity, or both to the lungs
  • Incentive Spirometry – a breathing exercise designed to aid in deep breathing and pneumonia prevention
  • Chest Physiotherapy – techniques designed to aid in airway secretion clearance
  • Airway suctioning – a procedure to mobilize and clear secretions from the airway
  • Information and resources for smoking cessation
  • All of our therapists are licensed by the Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners and credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care

Critical and Emergency

  • Airway Management
  • BiPAP set-up and management – a machine that utilizes separate pressures for inhalation and exhalation to support ventilation
  • Intubation – insertion of a tube into the trachea for medical ventilation
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • CPR

Diagnostic Testing

  • Pulmonary Function Studies – breathing test that measures inspiratory and expiratory lung volumes
  • EKG (Electrocardiogram) – test used to quickly detect heart problems and monitor the heart’s health
  • Holter Monitor – a device worn for 24 or 48 hours that monitors the heart
  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis – a blood test to determine how well the lungs are working
  • Sleep Studies – monitors several parameters to diagnose sleep disorders
  • A.B.I. Testing (PADnet) – works by performing an Ankle-Brachial Index, or ABI. This test compares blood pressure readings between your arms and legs