Rehabilitation

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Wellness Center

Address:
Cardiovascular Pulmonary Wellness Center
TRMC Heart and Vascular Center
901 East 18th Street
Tifton, Georgia 31794

The Tift Regional  Heart and Vascular Center’s Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Wellness Program is designed for patients with cardiac and/or lung disorders who have graduated from a monitored cardiac or pulmonary program.

Goals

  • Increase functional capacity
  • Decrease the risk for future incidents
  • Encourage a healthy lifestyle
  •  Increase understanding of cardiac and pulmonary disease, medications and lifestyle

The program consists of exercise sessions supervised by a trained therapist. The exercise sessions are individualized based on patient goals, current fitness level, medical complications and disabilities (if any).  Patients must be referred by their physician or a cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation specialist.

Program Structure

  •  Supervised Exercise Classes with:
    • Nu-Steps
    • Stationary cycles
    • Treadmills
    • Stair Steppers
    • Recumbent Bikes
    • Upper Body Cycles
    • Elliptical
    • Weight Training Equipment
  • Professionally developed exercise prescription
  • Individualized exercise programs

Exercise sessions are offered in a convenient and comfortable setting by a team of professionals who specialize in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.

  • Wellness classes on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle

Eligibility

  • Individuals with a diagnosis of cardiac and/or pulmonary disease
  • Monitored cardiac or pulmonary program graduate.
  • Physician or rehabilitation specialist referral
  • Exercise stress test within the last 12 months