Summary Points:

• Nonpharmacologic interventions, such as pulmonary rehabilitation are proven treatments for COPD.
• Recent studies have demonstrated that a supervised yoga program matches conventional COPD rehab (spirometry, function, QOL outcomes all similar).
• Unfortunately, patients aren’t using these therapies to their fullest extent.
• It’s important to overcome barriers so that patients can experience the potential benefits of these interventions.

Pulmonary rehabilitation has b...

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