Cardiac Recovery Services
There are a number of ways people with cardiac disease benefit from a specialized level of care. Clinicians, medical care providers and other community providers work with your physician to help you enjoy the best possible quality of life with the goal of returning home. Click on the icons below to see information on the therapy types we offer.
The Activities of Daily Living (ADL) kitchen area allows patients to practice instrumental tasks related to meal preparation and cooking.
The simulated laundry area allows patients to practice the tasks associated with laundry to enhance independence when at home.
The Lifefitness system uses an advanced pulley system to isolate muscle groups for strengthening the upper body and range of motion. The machine can accommodate patients of all sizes and abilities.
Mat Exercise / Transfers
The mat surface is used to practice safe transfers, functional bed mobility, stretching, range of motion and other manual techniques.
The NuStep helps with upper and lower body strength, range of motion and endurance for a wide variety of patients. The patient is in a seated position and uses a smooth stepping motion. It provide both upper and lower body motion work for all the major musicle groups. It helps the patient burn calories, buildng strength and improve their overall cardiovascular fitness.
This unique cycling systems offers motor-assisted exercise options for upper and lower extremities. The omnicycle automatically "senses" to what degree the patient is able to exercise independently and provides powered assistance as needed to accommodate the individual's physical limitations.
OmniVR uses movements in 3-dimension space to create an interactive experience, similar to popular video games. Patients using OmniVR might be working on muscle weakness, poor balance, difficulty walking or sitting upright, loss of flexibility or movement, endurance or cognitive deficits.
Our therapy team uses a realistic environment to allow patients to work on obstacles they may face in the community, including the various surfaces and inclines they may encounter.
The parallel bars offer arm support to assist with walking for short distances. Generally used for pre-gait (walking) and early gait activities, it prepares patients for safe and effective walking by addressing sit to stand skills, balance, weight shifting and development of correct gait patterns.
Stair training simulates the steps at home and in the community, allowing for practice before discharge. The Dynamic Stair Trainer has adjustable stair heights so that patients recovering from orthopedic injuries or stroke can gradually use steps.