About Methodist Heart and Lung Institute Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center
Located inside Methodist Plaza, Methodist Heart and Lung Institute Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center offers a multidisciplinary program to treat and manage any acute and/or chronic cardiopulmonary disease.
We offer cardiac rehabilitation and pulmonary rehabilitation involving individualized treatment plans, including evaluation education and support for essential lifestyle changes such as physical activity, nutrition and stress management. These tools help reduce your risk of future heart and pulmonary problems and get you back to your best quality of life.
Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation are clinically proven to help reduce your risk for future heart and lung problems and even increase life expectancy up to five years. The goal of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation is to strengthen your heart and pulmonary functions and improve your overall health.
For more information about our services, please call (210) 575-8235.
Our rehabilitation program
The program at the Methodist Heart and Lung Institute Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center is designed to assist each patient to attain optimal physical, psychological, social and vocational well-being. Emphasis is placed on incorporating long-term lifestyle changes to help protect and preserve cardiopulmonary function and maintain optimal health.
Our services are provided by:
- Exercise physiologists
- Registered nurses
- Respiratory therapists
Patients who participate in cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation often experience:
- A quicker return to your usual activities, including work, hobbies and regular exercise
- Enhanced confidence, well-being and independence
- Improved ability to quit tobacco usage
- Improved blood cholesterol levels
- Improved recovery after hospitalization
- Improved stamina, strength and flexibility
- Increased ability to handle stress
- Lessened physical and emotional effects of pulmonary and heart disease
- Reduced body fat and increased muscle mass
- Weight loss and weight management
You may benefit from pulmonary rehabilitation if you experience the following:
- Aortic aneurysm
- Coronary bypass surgery
- Heart valve surgery
- Heart attack
- Angioplasty or coronary stent placement
- Heart failure
- Stable angina
- Pre and post-heart transplant
- Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
Pulmonary rehabilitation may be an option for you if you have or undergo:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Cystic fibrosis
- Pre- and post-lung transplant
- Pulmonary fibrosis
- Pulmonary hypertension
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