Respiratory therapy

Respiratory therapists are involved in the assessment and treatment of breathing disorders.  They help monitor breathing, optimize lung function, and reduce breathing discomfort.

Providence ALS Center is the only ALS Association certified Center of Excellence in Oregon, offering a multidisciplinary approach to ensure ease and excellence. Our program emphasizes treatment, coordinated care, education and early intervention to manage symptoms.

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Secondhand smoke: A danger to your family

Only five minutes of breathing secondhand smoke can be harmful to you or your baby’s health. A child who spends just one hour in a smoky room is inhaling as many dangerous chemicals as if he or she smoked 10 or more cigarettes.