Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Located in the Outpatient Pavilion

4951 S. White Mountain Road., Bldg A | Show Low, AZ 85901

(928) 532-1150

What is Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation?

After a patient is diagnosed with a heart or lung condition they often are unsure how to make the transition back to their normal life. At Summit Healthcare you’ll have the support from your Cardiopulmonary Rehab team which includes a registered nurse, respiratory therapist, dietitian and social worker. Our goal is to give you the tools to optimize your physical function, quality of life to help you enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle.

Our Rehabilitation program consists of up to 36 exercise sessions and education. You’ll attend sessions 2-3 days a week, during which time you’ll benefit from a comprehensive list of services that includes:

  • Education for managing your disease and how to minimize your risk factors
  • Monitored exercise plans tailored to your needs to regain strength and endurance/ stamina
  • Counseling regarding nutrition, smoking cessation, diabetes management and weight management
  • Social support
  • Techniques to reduce your stress and anxiety

If you’ve had a heart-related hospitalization or are experiencing lung and respiratory issues, your doctor may write you an order for cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation.

Participating in Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation is Recommend if

You have experienced one of the following in the last 12 months:

  • A heart attack
  • Angioplasty/stents
  • Coronary artery bypass grafts
  • Valve surgery
  • Heart failure
  • Other diagnosis may qualify

Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation

  • Improve quality of life and lessen your chance for another heart attack
  • Control heart disease symptoms such as chest pain or shortness of breath
  • Stop or reverse damage to your blood vessels in your heart
  • Lessen the physical and emotional effects of heart disease
  • Improve your stamina and strength, getting you back to your usual activities, including work, hobbies, and regular exercise
  • Improve your confidence and well-being

Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

  • Decrease the symptoms of your disease or condition
  • Ability to function better in daily life
  • Increased ability to exercise
  • Decrease symptoms and better management of anxiety and depression
  • Better management of your condition

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is especially important

For patients who have been diagnosed with:

  • COPD
  • Fibrosis
  • Interstitial Lung disease
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Other diagnosis may qualify

*Current PFT is required*

Learn More

To learn more about our Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services call 928.532.1150. Summit Healthcare serves Show Low, Snowflake, Pinetop-Lakeside, and surrounding areas in Arizona.

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