Skip to site content

Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Call 928-302-5408

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Havasu Regional Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is designed specifically for people who have experienced cardiac related procedures. It is a medically supervised, progressive exercise and education program for individuals who have experienced the following within the last year:

  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Had a cardiac stent placement
  • Heart attack
  • Open Heart surgery (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Heart Valve repairs replacements
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Heart Transplant

Cardiac Education Classes

Education classes are given weekly, with supervised exercise 3 times a week. The Cardiac Rehab program is 36 sessions which include 3 exercise sessions and 1 education class weekly. Family/Friend supporters are welcome to attend the education classes with the patient.

Current Cardiac Education Classes are: 

  • Doctor taking patient's blood pressureAnatomy and Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Cardiac Risk Factors
  • Medications
  • Dash Diet
  • Cardiac Signs and Symptoms
  • Exercise
  • Stress and Coping

If you have any questions about whether you qualify or to discuss the program further, please call 928-302-5408

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Patients in rehab

Havasu Regional Medical Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is designed specifically for people with chronic lung disease.  It is a medically supervised, progressive exercise and education program for individuals with breathing problems and lung disease.  The purpose of the program is to help patients overcome the fear of being short of breath and restore the highest possible functional capacity.

To qualify for the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program, the patient must have lung disease and meet certain criteria on a Complete Pulmonary Function Test.

Medicare now covers this program and is a once in a lifetime benefit.

Pulmonary Education Classes

Education classes are given weekly, with supervised exercise 2 times a week. The Pulmonary Rehab program lasts approximately 12-18 weeks. Family/Friend supporters are welcome to attend the education classes with the patient.

Patients exercising on the treadmill.

Current Pulmonary Education Classes are:

  • Living with Lung Disease
  • Medications
  • Preventing Infections
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Emotional Wellbeing
  • Energy Conservation

If you have any questions about whether you qualify or to discuss the program further, please call 928-302-5408.