Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Cardiac Pulmonary Rehab at Western Plains is designed to assist people in recovering from heart attack or cardiac procedures. We want to help you regain your strength and return to your activities by assisting you with exercise and adopting healthy habits. For more information, please call 620.225.8428

Please ask your Physician to refer you to our Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services if you are having or are have had any of the following:

  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

  • Lung Reduction Surgery

  • Lung Transplant

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

  • Chronic Bronchitis

  • Interstitial Fibrosis

Please ask your Physician to refer you to our Cardiac Rehabilitation Services if you have or have had any of the following:

  • Heart Attack within the past 12 months

  • Heart transplant

  • Stable angina

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

  • Valve Replacement/Repair

  • Coronary Angioplasty

  • Coronary Stenting

  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Talk to your doctors if you think CardioPulmonary Rehab is right for you.

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What is cardiopulmonary rehabilitation?

Patients are assessed and tested for placement in the rehabilitation program. After the initial assessment, a monitored exercise and education program will begin.The exercise goal for each patient includes 30-90 minutes of exercise and education with warm up and cool down stretches before and after each

A home exercise program will also be given to each patient for use on the days they are not scheduled and after they complete the program. Cardiopulmonary rehab usually lasts 18 to 36 sessions. Individuals time frames may vary.

Cardiac rehab doesn't change your past, but it can help you improve your heart's future.

CardioPulmonary Rehab Health Benefits

  • Lower risk of fatal heart attack
  • Recovery after bypass surgery
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Reduced shortness of breath and fatigue in people with heart failure
  • Ability to exercise longer
  • Improved cholesterol and triglyceride levels
  • Reduced emotional stress, depression, and anxiety

To speak to someone in our Cardiopulmonary Unit, call 620.225.8428

Western Plains Medical Complex

3001 Avenue A
Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 225-8400

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