Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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Jane Phillips Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation provides individualized treatment, therapeutic solutions, and comforting reassurance for people with chronic lung disease and cardiovascular conditions. The program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).  Medicare and most insurance plans cover costs for the program.

Cardiac Rehab

The Jane Phillips Cardiac Rehabilitation Program may be appropriate if you’ve been diagnosed with myocardial infarction (heart attack), coronary artery disease or heart-related chest pain (angina), congestive heart failure (CHF) or have undergone coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve repair or replacement, angioplasty (ballooning) or stent placement. Individuals with cardiac risk factors may also be candidates for the program. 

ExercisingPatients are monitored by electrocardiogram telemetry and supervised by our rehab professionals for up to 36 sessions. Programs are tailored to meet each patient’s needs, abilities, and preferences, and are designed to help regain the strength and confidence needed to enjoy life to its fullest.

For more information, please contact us at 918-331-1150.

Pulmonary Rehab

All patients receive a thorough evaluation and individualized treatment plan, which includes:

  • Respiratory assessment
  • Six-minute walk testing
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Physical therapy functional capacity strength testing
  • Psychosocial assessment and support for the patient and family
  • Therapeutic strengthening of muscles used for breathing and overall body strength
  • Home exercise program
  • Monitored exercise
  • Breathing re-training
  • Disease management techniques
  • Energy conservation techniques
  • Education of medication usage, dosing, and delivery techniques
  • Education on normal lung function and disease processes
  • Addressing emotional issues such as depression, panic attacks, and stress management
  • Airway clearance techniques

Patients with any of the following would benefit from pulmonary rehab:

  • COPD
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Persistent asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Lung transplantation
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Kyphoscoliosis and scoliosis
  • Chronic respiratory conditions due to fumes and vapors
  • Coal workers pneumonoconiosis

The program is suitable for patients who:

  1. Have disabling symptoms of impaired lung function
  2. Have quit smoking or are willing to participate in a smoking cessation program
  3. Are willing to cooperate and participate in the plan of care
  4. Are physically able, motivated, and willing to participate in rehab