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Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation


Cardiac Rehabilitation
Cardiac Rehabilitation can help improve the overall health and prevent future problems for patients who have:
Undergone heart surgery
Suffered a heart attack
Received a heart transplant
Have another type of heart condition or cardiovascular disease

The program is broken up into phases that address all facets of your health including:
Exercise training
Nutritional counseling
Emotional support
Education about your heart condition

The overall goal of the program is to give you the tools and drive to continue to live a heart healthy lifestyle. Our program is designed to help you:
Regain strength
Prevent your condition from worsening
Reduce your risk of future heart problems

Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation include:
Improved endurance
Improved tolerance for daily activities
Improved blood lipids & blood pressure
Reduced risk of a heart attack
Higher self-confidence & emotional well-being

Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) is a broad program that helps improve the well-being of people who have chronic (ongoing) breathing problems. People who may benefit from PR include those with:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Sarcoidosis
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis
Lung surgery (pre- and post-operation)

Pulmonary Rehabilitation does not replace medical therapy. Instead, it is used with medical therapy and may include:
Exercise training
Nutritional counseling
Education & management of your disease
Energy-conserving techniques
Breathing strategies
Psychological counseling and/or support

Pulmonary Rehabilitation involves a long-term commitment from the patient and a team of health care providers. The PR team may include doctors, nurses, and specialists. Your rehab team will create a plan that is tailored to your abilities and needs. PR can benefit patients suffering from both early and advanced stages of lung disease, improving their ability to function and their quality of life.

Call us today at (620) 872-5811 ext. 460 for more information or to schedule an appointment.