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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 a thorough medical 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 and an exercise physiologist. 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
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Coronary Angioplasty or Stent Procedures
  • Stable Angina
  • Valve Repair or Replacement
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Cardiac Transplantation

 

Pulmonary Rehab is designed for patients with chronic respiratory conditions and is supervised by a skilled respiratory therapist and exercise physiologist 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:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • COPD
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Pre/Post Lung Transplant
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

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.

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