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Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

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To learn more about the Waterbury Hospital program call (203) 573-7118.

Waterbury Hospital's cardiopulmonary rehabilitation is a medically-supervised program to optimize the physical, psychological and social functioning of patients with cardiac and/or respiratory issues.  Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation can stabilize, slow and even reverse the progression of underlying cardiac issues.

Waterbury Hospital's program is staffed with Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapists and Exercise Specialists and is accredited by AACVPR (American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation).

This program is accredited by AACVPR (American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation).

Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Waterbury Hospital:

  • Heart-monitored sessions
  • Supervised exercise environment
  • Individually-tailored, goal-oriented program
  • Increased stamina
  • Increased confidence to continue with daily activities
  • Education sessions on topics such as:
    • Heart disease
    • Medications
    • Reducing risk factors
    • Smoking cessation
  • Registered Dietician available for consult
  • Support in a group setting

Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation:

  • Monitored exercise sessions
  • Individually-tailored, goal-oriented program
  • Increased stamina
  • Increased knowledge of proper breathing techniques
  • Education sessions on topics such as:
    • Lung disease
    • Pacing techniques
    • Coping strategies