Cardiovascular Therapy

-Cardiovascular Therapy is therapy that focuses on any type of Cardiac ailment. This can range from disease to a patient recovering from heart related surgery.
-Some of the most common disorders that are applicable to Cardiovascular Therapy are:
                        -Arrhythmia                                                -Congenital Heart Defects
                        -Congestive Heart Failure                      -Post Operational Heart Issues
                        -Heart Failure                                             -Acute Coronary Syndromes
                        -Hypertension                                            -Irregular Heart Beats

-The goals of this type of therapy is to increase endurance and functionality.

-Usually, patients with cardiac problems are hoping to soon function independently. Cardiovascular Therapy is focused on allowing them to do that using a very specific treatment program.

-Certain types of manual therapy allow for lung secretions and heart beat irregularity to be tested.

-Therapists who specialize in this field usually have a degree in Physical Therapy as well as a focus on pulmonary specialties.

-For information on Cardiovasular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy, click here