Cardiopulmonary Rehab

Experiencing heart or breathing problems does not mean losing your independence or quality of life. With the help of registered nurses and exercise physiologists at Riverside Shore Cardiopulmonary Wellness Services, you can learn about your illness, participate in a safe exercise program tailored to your goals, and receive support from people with similar conditions.  We have a full schedule of cardiopulmonary rehab, medical maintenance and education programs.

Cardiopulmonary Wellness
Our team of experts at Riverside Shore Cardiopulmonary Wellness Services can help you recover from heart disease.  They can also help you breathe easier if you have lung problems such as asthma or COPD.

We offer:

  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Comprehensive fitness assessments
  • Health education seminars
  • Medical maintenance exercise program

 Our cardiac rehabilitation program is a physician-directed program that includes an individualized treatment plan of risk-factor education and medically monitored exercise sessions.  Those who may benefit from this program are people who have had one or more of the following medical conditions:

  • Heart attack
  • Open-heart surgery (bypass, valve replacement or repair) 
  • Heart transplant
  • Balloon angioplasty
  • Cardiac stent
  • Stable angina

Our pulmonary rehabilitation is a physician-directed program that helps people with pulmonary disease learn to manage symptoms and improve or maintain their activities of daily living. This medically-monitored program includes an individual treatment plan of pulmonary-specific education and a tailored exercise program to aid in meeting the participant's goals.  Those who can benefit from this program include people who suffer from:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Other pulmonary diseases

Our medical maintenance program allows individuals to retain their fitness level by participating in a medically supervised exercise program two days a week.  The professional staff monitors blood pressure, oxygen levels and heart rate before, during and after exercise.  You must receive permission from your physician in order to participate.

A fitness assessment includes:

  • Aerobic capacity (treadmill) test
  • Body composition test
  • Flexibility test
  • Muscular strength and endurance test
  • Exercise prescription

 

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