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Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation are available at Fleming County Hospital for individuals who have heart or lung disease and are designed to help persons reach their highest level of physical, social and mental health.
Cardiac and pulmonary rehabs help change and/or improve your lifestyle while strengthening both the body and the mind.
Cardiac rehab is a medically supervised program that helps improve the health and well-being of people who have heart problems. It includes telemetry-monitored exercise training, emotional support, nutritional counseling, and support and education about lifestyle changes to reduce your risks of heart problems. The goals of cardiac rehab are to help you regain strength, to prevent your condition from worsening and to reduce your risk of future heart problems.
Pulmonary rehab is a program of education and exercise classes that teach you about your lungs and your disease, and how to exercise and be more active with less shortness of breath. It offers substantial benefits in improving lung function, reducing symptoms and improving quality of life for persons with chronic lung disease.