Silver Cross Hospital

The way you should be treated.™










Our experienced rehabilitation team is dedicated to helping patients with chronic pulmonary or breathing problems, such as COPD (Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease) and emphysema, to regain their independence and reclaim a healthy, active lifestyle. Expert nurses, exercise physiologists, and respiratory therapists assist individuals to greatly improve pulmonary function. Using state-of-the-art exercise equipment along with cardiac and pulmonary monitoring systems, we work with patients and their physicians to create a tailored and personalized approach to guide each patient in their recovery.

Hundreds of pulmonary patients are breathing easier due to our individually-tailored, multi-disciplinary approach at Silver Cross Hospital.

Phase II (Outpatient Basis)*

Program Length—10 to 18 weeks/20-36 sessions.

Frequency—2 days/week; Tuesday and Thursday.

Goal— Improves the patient’s quality of life through:

  • Individual progressive plan that includes respiratory therapy, occupational therapy, exercise planning, and pharmaceutical advice in an outpatient setting.
  • Patient and family education of cardiopulmonary disease, the risk factor reduction, nutrition and stress management.

Qualifications— Chronic pulmonary or breathing problems, such as COPD (Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease) and emphysema.

Requirements— A written physician order. *Insurance and Medicare coverage may vary.

Phase III (Outpatient Basis)

Program Length—Indefinite.

Frequency—2 days/week; Tuesday and Thursday.

Goal— Achieve and maintain physical fitness and to improve your quality of life.

To schedule an appointment with a physician’s order, call (815) 300-7053. Sessions occur in the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Gym on the Silver Cross Hospital Campus in Pavilion A, Lower Level at 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. The Gym is open for your convenience before work or during the day.

Pulmonary Support Group
A free Pulmonary Support Group for adults with asthma, COPD, chronic bronchitis or other respiratory diseases meets every third month at Silver Cross Hospital. Register to attend at 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or online at



Located at 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL 60451   Main Phone (815) 300-1100

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.