CARDIORESPIRATORY REHABILITATION

Cardiorespiratory Rehabilitation is a prevention, rehabilitation, and compensation of patients with diseases and injuries in the heart and lungs. Present with shortness of breath, persistent cough, increase work of breathing, and reduce ability to exercise.

Common cardiorespiratory conditions: COPD, asthma, pneumonia, HPT, heart attack, heart or lung injury or surgery.

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Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac rehab is a program under supervision of doctors and therapists that helps to improve cardiovascular health after a heart attack, heart failure, angioplasty or heart surgery. It is one of the cardiorespiratory rehabilitation program under Physiomobile.

There is example of cardiac disease that undergo cardiac rehab:

  • Recent myocardial infarction
  • Acute coronary artery syndrome
  • Chronic stable angina
  • Congestive heart failure
  • After coronary artery bypass surgery
  • After a percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Valvular surgery
  • Cardiac transplantation

Why need Cardiac REHAB?

  • Lower the chances of 2nd heart attack or heart surgery
  • Reduce overall risk of dying
  • Reduce chest pain
  • Help weight loss
  • Control risk of high blood pressure and cholesterol
 

Sign and symptoms of heart disease

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain, numbness, weakness or coldness in your legs or arms
  • Pain in the neck, jaw, throat, upper abdomen or back
  • Fluttering in your chest
  • Racing heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Slow heartbeat (bradycardia)
  • Light-headedness
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting (syncope) or near fainting
  • Pale gray or blue skin color (cyanosis)
  • Swelling in the legs, abdomen or areas around the eyes
  • In an infant, shortness of breath during feedings, leading to poor weight gain
  • Easily getting short of breath during exercise or activity
  • Easily tiring during exercise or activity
  • Swelling in the hands, ankles or feet

How Physiotherapy help?

Cardiorespiratory Rehabilitation Treatment

1. Deep Breathing Exercise – to encourage increased lung volumes.

2. Hands-on Techniques and Breathing Facilitation Exercises – to expand your lung capacity.

3. Percussions and Vibrations – to help you loosen secretions and make coughing easier.

4. Coughing and Breathing Strategies – to help you cough and manage your shortness of breath.

5. Bed, Chair and Standing Exercises – to prevent deep vein thrombosis (clots).

6. Breathing and Circulation Exercises – to prevent further respiratory and vascular complications such as chest infection and deep venous thrombosis (DVTs).

7. Mobility Assistance – to move safely in bed, sit up, stand and walk.

8. Mobility Aids – advice, prescription and instruction on how to safely use a walking frame, or other walking aids as required.

9. Individually Tailored Exercises – to control your breathing pattern, build muscle strength and endurance and improve your general health and wellbeing.

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Process Treatment in Physiomobile

What You will get:

  • Assesment of your condition where physiotherapist help to identify patients problem.
  • Treatment using Manual Technique Therapy by Certified & Professional Physiotherapy
  • Exercise Therapy treatment guidedand monitor by physiotherapist
  • Hold & Cold packs Treatment
  • Consultation of treatment plan program suitable
  • Home Exercise Program – guided by physiotherapist

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Physiomobile have 12 physiotherapy Centre around Malaysia.

  • Physiomobile Shah Alam
  • Physiomobile Wangsa Melawati
  • Physiomobile Kota Damansara
  • Physiomobile Bandar Baru Bangi
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  • Physiomobile Pasir Gudang
  • Physiomobile Seri Kembangan
  • Physiomobile Bandar Puteri Bangi
  • Physiomobile Setia Alam
  • Physiomobile Krubong
  • Physiomobile BTHO
  • Physiomobile Kuala Selangor

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