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Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab

Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation provides high-quality cardiac and pulmonary care with state-of-the-art equipment in a fun and social atmosphere. Our program helps heart and lung patients recover quickly and improve their overall health.

Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services

Improve your health and reduce the risk of future cardiovascular disease so you can live your life more fully. We ensure excellence in patient care through a friendly and compassionate health care team.

Services include individualized treatment plans, exercise prescriptions, education classes, and counseling sessions.

Equipment includes high-quality recumbent trainers, treadmills, rowing machines, weight stations, and stationary hand cycles. Additionally, the facility has its own indoor walking track.

Cardiac Rehab assists people with a history of:

  • Heart attack
  • Stable angina
  • Coronary artery angioplasty or stents
  • Open heart surgery
  • Valve surgery
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Heart transplantation
  • Long COVID-19 or long-haul COVID-19

Pulmonary Rehab assists people with a history of:

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung transplantation

The facility is accessible from the north entrance by the community rooms at Citizens Memorial Hospital.

Cardio-pulmonary staff work with physicians at the CMH Heart Institute Clinic and the CMH Pulmonology Clinic.

Contact Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation at 417-328-6574.

Frequently Asked Questions

You should consider your individual needs before beginning any type of exercise program. A referral from your physician will ensure you are healthy enough to exercise. Registered nurses with advanced cardiac life support certification monitor patients. Patients can feel safe as they embark on a healthier lifestyle.

Cardiac Rehab participants:

  • Live longer.
  • Reduce their chances of suffering another heart attack.
  • Control their heart attack symptoms such as chest pain or shortness of breath.
  • Stop or reverse damage to the blood vessels of their heart.
  • Lessen the physical and emotional effects of heart disease.
  • Improve their confidence and well-being.
  • Improve their stamina and strength.

Pulmonary Rehab participants improve their quality of life by:

  • Reducing the symptoms of their lung disease.
  • Improving their physical functioning.
  • Increasing their ability to exercise.
  • Better managing anxiety and depression.

Yes. Citizens Memorial Hospital offers pulmonary rehabilitation for individuals healing from the long-term effects of COVID-19. Many patients experience difficulty breathing, even after the virus has left the body. Patients requiring ventilators are at an even higher risk of long-term effects. Post-COVID-19 symptoms are conditions that persist for more than four weeks after diagnosis. Individuals may experience symptoms for weeks and even months after a COVID-19 diagnosis.


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Citizens Memorial Hospital


1500 N. Oakland Avenue, Bolivar

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