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Get On the Road to Feeling Better

Senior heart patient planting flowers with wife and grandsonChronic diseases and disorders of the heart, lungs and airways, as well as some of the treatments for these conditions, can take a toll on your health and quality of life. Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs use an array of techniques – from education and exercise to encouraging lifestyle changes – to help you manage your conditions and increase your strength.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation helps patients recover and improve their health following a heart attack, heart surgery or other cardiac condition. Staffed by exercise physiologists, nurses and other healthcare professionals, the program provides a combination of medically supervised exercise and in-depth education and support to make healthy lifestyle changes, such as maintaining a healthy weight, eating heart healthy food, managing stress and avoiding tobacco. Each patient has a personalized treatment plan focused on increasing strength and endurance, controlling symptoms such as chest pain and shortness of breath, and improving overall confidence and well-being.

  • Cardiac rehabilitation requires a physician order
  • Cost is covered by most health insurance companies
  • Open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Located in the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Gym on the second floor of Fairfield Medical Center

To schedule an appointment, call 740-687-8174.

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation helps improve quality of life and make the most out of limited lung function for patients with lung disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, chronic bronchitis and other lung conditions. The program includes supervised exercise classes and education about lung disease, oxygen therapy, breathing retraining, how to maintain healthy behaviors and coping with chronic disease.

  • Pulmonary rehabilitation requires a physician order
  • Cost is covered by most health insurance companies
  • Open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Located in the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Gym on the second floor of Fairfield Medical Center

To schedule an appointment, call 740-687-8174.