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Cardiopulmonary Rehab

An Individualized, Supervised Program for You

Cardiopulmonary Rehab is a supervised exercise program that helps people with heart, lung, and vascular diseases live healthier, more active lives. We provide a personalized treatment plan that combines structured exercise, education, nutritional counseling, stress management, and other lifestyle changes. We offer a friendly group environment where patients learn to cope with their condition and improve their quality of life.

A medical referral is required to participate in the program.

Request an appointment: Call (217) 466-4244

Cardiopulmonary Rehab Benefits

Cardiopulmonary rehab combines the benefits of cardiac and pulmonary rehab to help you heal and prevent future health problems. A structured program can help you achieve the following:

  • Improve overall well-being, reduce risk for other illnesses or hospital readmission
  • Control heart & lung disease symptoms (chest pain, shortness of breath)
  • Improve circulation
  • Stop or reverse damage to the lungs, blood vessels in the heart
  • Lessen physical & emotional effects of heart & lung disease
  • Improve stamina & strength
  • Improve confidence & energy
  • Develop friendships & support systems

Our Program

Our personalized program focuses on your total health and wellbeing through exercise, nutritional counseling, mental/social support, and lifestyle modifications. We offer the following:

  • Personal risk assessment for lung, heart & blood vessel disease
  • Exercise plan that works for you & your fitness level
  • Psychological/stress assessment & counseling
  • Cooking classes
  • Education & support to make healthy lifestyle changes, such as:
    • Maintaining a healthy weight
    • Eating heart-healthy foods
    • Avoiding tobacco & environmental risk factors
  • Opportunity to meet & share stories with other patients
  • Weight loss & improved overall health
  • Monitoring and better control of:
    • Blood pressure
    • Lipids/cholesterol
    • Diabetes
  • Improved communication with your healthcare providers about your progress

Support & Fitness

We provide the support you need to improve your quality of life.

  • SilverSneakers group fitness classes – For seniors age 65 and older. (Covered per qualifying insurance groups; private pay $6 per session)
  • Bariatric Wellness Program – Provides education/proper exercise techniques before & after weight loss surgery to ensure a quick recovery
  • Peripheral Artery Disease Program – Similar to Cardiopulmonary Rehab Program
  • “Matters of the Heart” support group

Insurance Coverage

When it comes to deciding how to pay for cardiopulmonary rehab, our team will review your existing insurance coverage and determine your plan’s eligibility. Cardiopulmonary Rehab is generally covered by most insurance plans for a diagnosis of heart attack, heart failure, coronary bypass or valve surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis, emphysema, lung cancer, peripheral artery disease (PAD), and more.

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