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Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab

Baton Rouge General offers a cardiac and pulmonary rehab program to help patients regain a healthy and energetic lifestyle after suffering a heart condition, pulmonary disease or after certain procedures. Our highly trained medical staff guide you through a comprehensive program to help you reach optimum cardiovascular and pulmonary health.

Why would someone need cardiac and pulmonary rehab?

A patient may be referred for cardiac & pulmonary rehab if they have experienced any of the following:

  • Angioplasty (balloon procedure)
  • Cardiac transplantation
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Heart attack
  • Stent implantation
  • Stable angina
  • Valvular surgery
  • Pulmonary or lung disease

What are the benefits of cardiac and pulmonary rehab?

  • Improved muscle strength, endurance and flexibility
  • Lowered blood pressure and heart rate
  • Possible reduction of total cholesterol and increase in HDL “good” cholesterol

To participate in the program, a physician referral is required. Call (225) 763-4452 for more information.


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Side Entrance facing Peyton Drive
(225) 763-4452
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