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Breathing & Lung Function Tests

Respiratory Testing

Your respiratory function is the key to a healthy life, and if you're struggling with symptoms like chronic cough, it's important to understand the underlying cause. That's why the team at Texas Lung Care Associates in Grapevine, TX makes sure to offer comprehensive breathing tests that can help diagnose or monitor asthma, COPD, and other respiratory problems. 

Ourboard-certified pulmonary physicians understand how important it is for you to be able to breathe easily and without difficulty. We use state-of-the-art breathing tests to evaluate, diagnose, and manage your respiratory issues. Our pulmonary services are designed with your comfort in mind, and our staff is experienced in providing comprehensive care throughout the entire testing process.

If you're ready to take control of your respiratory health, Texas Lung Care Associates can help. We offer a variety of breathing tests depending on your needs and goals.

Schedule an appointment with us today and take the first step toward finding relief!

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Pulmonary Lung Testing From Texas Lung Care

At Texas Lung Care, we offer a comprehensive array of breathing tests to diagnose or monitor conditions that affect the lungs, such as COPD or asthma. Our staff is well-trained in providing supportive care throughout the entire testing process. We are dedicated to making sure you have an optimal experience and that your comfort is kept top of mind.

Some of our services include: 

  • Pulmonary Function Test (PFT): This breathing test measures how your lungs are working, and can help diagnose asthma or COPD.
  • Exercise SHAPE test: This test can help detect abnormal breathing patterns during exercise, which can be indicative of asthma or other conditions.
  • Ultrasound: This non-invasive test uses sound waves to create an image of the lungs, helping diagnose infections or other abnormalities.
  • Air travel oxygen testing: This test can help determine if extra oxygen is needed during air travel for those with respiratory issues.
  • At-home sleep studies: This test can help diagnose sleep apnea, a condition in which breathing pauses during sleep.
  • Thoracentesis (pleural fluid drainage): This minimally-invasive procedure drains fluid from the space between the lungs and chest wall, aiding in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Alpha 1 Genetic testing for COPD: This genetic test can help identify individuals who have an increased risk of developing COPD.
  • Oxygen therapy treatment & testing: This test helps determine the amount of oxygen that is required for treatment, and can provide relief to those with COPD or other respiratory conditions.

Whatever your needs are, the team at Texas Lung Care Associates has you covered. Our experienced staff and state-of-the-art equipment make us the perfect choice for all of your respiratory testing needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is lung function testing painful?

Lung function testing or Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT), typically involves blowing into a tube connected to an instrument that measures how effectively your lungs can take in and release air. The test itself is painless and you may experience some discomfort from having to blow forcefully into the tube, but there should not be any lasting pain or discomfort associated with it.

How should I prepare for my first appointment?

Please bring your insurance card(s), valid photo identification, and list of current medications to every office visit.

If you are a new patient to the clinic, the following forms can be downloaded to your computer and printed at home. By filling out these forms ahead of time you will save significant time at the time of your visit. If you have any questions when filling out these forms, please do the best you can, our staff will assist you with your questions on the day of your visit.

Does your lung specialist near me accept insurance?

Yes! Texas Lung Care Associates accepts select plans from a wide range of insurance providers across the state of Texas. See our full list of accepted providers on our Insurance page, and don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions.

How can I get started with the best pulmonologist near me?

We want the appointment process to be as smooth as possible for our patients. Just use our online tool to take the first step toward finding relief.