Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab

Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation are medically supervised programs that help improve the health and well-being of people who have heart or pulmonary problems. Our programs use the expertise of medical professionals associated with Parrish Medical Center in the field of cardiac medicine, nutrition, nursing, respiratory therapy, pharmacology and exercise physiology.

Rehabilitation is a comprehensive program that combines education and individualized exercise programs with the support of a devoted multidisciplinary team to help you achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Benefits of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

  • Return to a safe, healthy and active lifestyle
  • Improve your strength, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness
  • Gain the ability to manage your health as you learn more about heart and lung disease
  • Minimize further risk of cardiovascular or cardiopulmonary events
  • Reduce hospital visits
  • Reduce blood pressure and lipid levels
  • Maintain healthy body weight
  • Monthly educational seminars

CARDIAC REHABILITATION PHASE II PROGRAM

PMC’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase II program is a clinically supervised exercise program. Individuals learn to personally manage their overall cardiovascular health in a small-group setting.

Exercise sessions are offered twice a week with trained clinical staff supervision. Your heart rate, blood pressure and oxygen saturation (as prescribed by your physician) will be monitored, and emergency equipment will be readily available for your safety, if needed. This program is covered by most insurance plans.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has determined that the evidence is sufficient to expand coverage for Cardiac Rehabilitation services to beneficiaries with stable, chronic health failure defined as:

  1. Patients with left ventricular ejection fraction of 35% or less and New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class II to IV symptoms despite being on optimal heart failure therapy for at least six weeks.
  2. Stable patients are defined as patients who have not had recent or planned major cardiovascular hospitalizations or procedures within the past six months or less.

PULMONARY REHABILITATION

A clinically supervised exercise program in which individuals learn to self-manage the ongoing process of COPD and other pulmonary disorders. Your heart rate, blood pressure and oxygen saturation (as prescribed by your physician) will be monitored. This program is covered by most insurance plans.


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