Do you know about the health benefits of cardio pulmonary physical therapy? If you do not, Life Fitness is here to tell you all about the great benefits of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy.
What is Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy? Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy is physical therapy focused on the physical function of the cardiopulmonary to prevent cardiopulmonary disease and help those with cardiopulmonary disease function better.
The following are diagnoses that can be treated with cardiopulmonary physical therapy:
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Heart valve replacement
- Post Coronary bypass Surgery
- Coronary Stent Placement
Why is Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy important?
Cardiopulmonary physical therapy is very important to people recovering from a heart attack or any type of heart surgery. It can also benefit people in perfect health by improving their heart rate recovery times after exercise and reducing their likelihood of suffering from deadly heart attacks. During cardiopulmonary physical therapy, you should always be supervised during workouts.
Your Life Fitness Physical Therapy supervisor will monitor you during workouts and educate you on good heart health. The cardiopulmonary physical therapy activities are designed to strengthen your heart muscle, increase your physical endurance and overall body strength.
No longer will you have to experience severe chest pain, shortness of breath or need multiple medications to maintain a healthy heart.