Mon, Feb 10 | Rehab United Physical Therapy - Escondid

FORUM: Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Introducing the FORUMS, a monthly community education series designed to provide free health care, wellness, and fitness education to our communities. Join us for our next session, where we will discuss rehabilitation guidelines and physical therapy following cardiovascular or pulmonary surgery.
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FORUM: Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Time & Location

Feb 10, 2020, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Rehab United Physical Therapy - Escondid, 1955 Citracado Parkway #201, Escondido, CA 92029, USA

About The Event

Benefits of Cardiopulmonary PT:

Improve overall health, weight loss, improve quality of life, improve VO2Max, aerobic capacity, muscle strength/endurance, improve flexibility.  

Who should attend? 

  • Anyone living with heart or lung conditions
  • Loved ones of patients living with heart or lung conditions
  • Potential or recovering surgery candidates
  • People wanting training recommendations
  • Medical professionals (PAs and MAs) 

Why should people attend?  

Learn about common heart/lung conditions, learn exercise and conditioning guidelines, breathing exercises, mobility/flexibility training, and safe workload progressions. 

What will be discussed or done at this session?

  • Prevalence of common heart/lung issues
  • Phases of Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
  • What to expect during evaluation
  • Components of an exercise training session
  • Exercise frequency/duration recommendations and Exercise Guidelines 
  • High-Intensity Interval Training
  • Breathing exercises/Inspiratory Muscle Training
  • Flexibility and muscle strengthening
  • Rib and Thoracic mobility exercises
  • Active Cycle of Breathing
  • Healthy Living Education
  • Stress Reduction


  • 2-Minute Step Test, 5-Rep Sit-to-Stand Test, Timed Up-and-Go. 2-Minute Walk Test. 
  • Breathing Exercises, Rib Cage Resistance, Pursed-Lip Breathing Training, Straw Breathing for COPD. 
  • Thoracic Spine Excursion Paired with Breathing. 
  • How to calculate your own heart rate training range
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