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Greene County General Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program and the Supervised Exercise Therapy Program for Peripheral Artery Disease is designed to help improve patient lung health, heart function and normal daily activities. Patients can expect an evaluation and a monitored, prescribed exercise course. This is complimented by recommended lifestyle changes from diet to at-home exercise plans as well as education.
Cardiac rehab is an exercise program supervised by skilled nurses. As patients progress through their prescribed treatment, they will have a better chance of returning to a more active lifestyle with a decreased risk for future problems. This includes patients who have experienced or are at risk for the following heart conditions:
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Coronary Angioplasty or Stent Procedures
Valve Repair or Replacement
Ventricular Assist Devices
Pulmonary Rehab is designed for patients with chronic respiratory conditions and is supervised by a skilled respiratory therapist and nurse to help decrease shortness of breath and improve activities of daily living. This includes patients who have experienced or are at risk for the following respiratory conditions:
Interstitial Lung Disease
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Pre/Post Lung Transplant
Peripheral Artery Disease Rehab is an outpatient exercise and education class for patients with a circulation problem called peripheral arterial disease. This results in pain in the lower half of the body when doing activities such as walking. Most patients attend three times a week for 12 weeks. A supervised exercise program helps you stay active in normal daily activities and may prevent disabilities.
Stay fit at home!
During these difficult times, it is important to keep up a mobility rutine. Check out this video for a 15 minute chair exercise program.
As of August 23, 2021, the FDA has approved the Pfizer brand COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 and older. GCGH, My Clinics and TeamOrtho are asking our community to please consider getting vaccinated. As a vaccination site, GCGH has the Pfizer vaccine available in our drive up clinic every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 […]