At Union General Hospital, our Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program will teach you how to truly live and not just exist with your heart or lung disease. We offer Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. Our Medical Director ensures that your comprehensive disease management program (exercise and education) is designed using the most up-to-date information for your condition. We will provide you with encouragement as you make any needed lifestyle changes. The exercise portion is designed to strengthen your heart, lungs, overall endurance and quality of life.
Benefits of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation:
- Eliminates and/or reduces chest pain or shortness of breath
- Improve ability to perform activities of daily living
- Improve overall health/quality of life
- Increased energy and endurance
- Lower blood pressure and cholesterol
- Stronger heart and lungs
- Enjoy a more active lifestyle
- Reduces anxiety and depression
- Decreases hospitalizations
- Improves survival
We are a host site for American Lung Association’s (ALA) Better Breathers Program and are registered as a provider of Freedom from Smoking Cessation Program and as a pulmonary rehabilitation provider with the ALA. The program uses the AACVPR guidelines to provide essential standards of care and performance measures to maintain the highest of care.
Would you be a good candidate for cardiopulmonary rehabilitation? Talk to your physician today to learn more about the Union General Hospital program and how we can customize plan to get you back on your feet.
Director: Lisa Riley, BSRT-RRT Facilitator for the American Lung Association
Phone Number: 706-439-6888
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7am-3pm