O’Connor Hospital offers a comprehensive Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program to support patients recovering from heart and lung procedures and diseases and to prevent future problems. This outpatient program involves a multidisciplinary team of professionals providing a broad range of supervised exercise therapy, education classes and psychosocial intervention to help patients with heart and lung conditions live healthier lives.
Features of our cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program include:
Convenience: We offer a professional cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program conveniently located on the first floor of the O’Connor Hospital campus.
Expert team: Our cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialists are experienced in working with patients who have lung and heart conditions.
Compassionate care: We consistently receive excellent feedback from patients for our compassionate care. We pride ourselves on personalizing treatment to each patient.
BENEFITS OF CARDIOPULMONARY REHABILITATION
A Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program can help:
Strengthen and condition the heart and lungs
Control weight and lower total cholesterol levels through good nutrition and physical activity
Understand medications, the signs and symptoms of heart and lung disease, and when to seek medical attention
Promote developments of a healthier lifestyle
Reduce symptoms and chances of experiencing another cardiac event
Develop breathing techniques and manage shortness of breath episodes
Return to work and activities of daily living more quickly
Develop coping, and stress reduction skills, and relaxation techniques
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation may be recommended or prescribed by physicians if patients have had cardiac or pulmonary conditions or procedures such as:
Heart Valves repair/replacement
Chronic Heart Failure
Coronary artery disease
Interstitial Lung disease
Patients with ventricular assist devices
Monday – Friday, 7 AM – 3:30 PM
Closed weekends and holidays.
To refer a patient or to learn more about the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program, please contact: