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July 11, 2013: In this episode, a physical therapist discusses the role of physical therapy in treating conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She also talks about the benefits of physical therapy before and after a lung transplant.

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Rebecca H. Crouch, PT, DPT, MS, CCS, FAACVPR, is the director of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy Services at Duke University's Center for Living, and co-director of their cardiovascular and pulmonary residency program. She is also a faculty member in the physical therapy doctoral programs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University.

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