Helping Heart and Lung Patients Get On With Life
The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Texoma Medical Center (TMC) is a patient-centered program that works to improve the health and quality of life for patients with heart or lung problems. The program emphasizes a personalized approach to recovery through exercise, education and encouragement. Our team of healthcare professionals includes registered nurses, respiratory therapists and exercise specialists.
The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program use a holistic approach to recovery. The three elements of the program include:
- Exercise: We develop a personalized exercise program designed to improve the efficiency and stamina of the heart and lungs as well as overall physical health. These exercise classes are closely monitored by staff and held Monday-Friday at various times.
- Education: We share a wide range of information one on one with both patients and families to help patients make needed lifestyle changes.
- Encouragement: Our Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation specialists play a major role in helping patients reduce anxiety about where they are in their recovery, and help them gain or renew self-confidence in their abilities.
How to Enroll
TMC's Cardiac and Pulmonary program is available to adults diagnosed with various heart diagnoses including coronary artery disease, as well as various lung diseases such as COPD. A physician referral is required and the referring physician is provided with progress reports on a regular basis. Most insurance companies cover all or part of the program costs. Coverage may vary with individual policies.