Cardiopulmonary Rehab

The Cardiac Rehabilitation team at Washington County Regional Medical Center offers a program that will greatly improve the quality of your life. If you have heart disease or at risk for heart disease your physician may recommend this program to you. The program helps patients recovering from cardiac surgery, heart attack, or any cardiac event. It will help reduce the risk of further problems, assist you to live healthier, more active lives through monitored exercise, nutrition, stress management, and diabetes education.

The Cardiac Rehabilitation staff, with assistance from your physician, develops an education and exercise program customized to meet your needs. Throughout the program, the staff communicates your progress to your physician. A member of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Staff monitors your heart rhythm, heart rate and blood pressure while guiding you through an exercise routine. The staff also will provide support and information to assist you to live a healthy lifestyle. For more information consult your local physician or call Kelli Wiggins, RN at (478) 240-2281.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Washington County Regional Medical Center is specially designed for people who suffer from chronic respiratory diseases such as chronic bronchitis, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), or emphysema and those who are limited by their shortness of breath.

Our program includes exercise classes and education to help our patients achieve the highest level of independence and improve their sense of well-being. Our staff monitors your oxygen level, blood pressure and heart rate while guiding you through an exercise routine.

For more information consult your local physician or call Kelli Wiggins, RN at (478) 240-2281