For patients diagnosed with heart or lung disease, certain lifestyle changes can help reduce health risks and improve quality of life. Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialists help patients understand and manage their health problems so they can live longer and do more.
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialists work with patients who have been diagnosed with asthma, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, angina, coronary artery disease, heart attack and other conditions.
Typical medical diagnoses for the pulmonary program include:
Typical surgical procedures that might necessitate rehab would be following lung transplantation and before and after lung volume reduction surgery.
Diagnoses for the cardiac program could include:
- Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
- Stable angina
- Following coronary bypass
- Heart valve or heart transplant surgery
- After angioplasty and/or stenting
Consult at Aadil Hospital for medical, surgical and Physical therapy.