Impact of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation on Health and Quality of Life of Cardiac and Pulmonary Patients
Hady A Labib Mohammed*
Demonstrator of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt
- *Corresponding Author:
- Hady A Labib Mohammed
Demonstrator of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
Faculty of Physical Therapy
Cairo University, Egypt
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: July 23, 2013; Accepted Date: August 20, 2013; Published Date: August 25, 2013
Citation: Mohammed HAL (2013) Impact of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation on Health and Quality of Life of Cardiac and Pulmonary Patients. Int J Phys Med Rehabil S1:005. doi: 10.4172/2329-9096.S1-005
Copyright: © 2013 Mohammed HAL. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation is a very important part of the rehabilitation of chronic cardiac or lung conditions , physical therapy has an integral role in the rehabilitation of such cases , patients undergo open heart kind surgeries are eligible for that kind of rehabilitation as soon as their case is stable ,this rehabilitation can assist the patient to cope up with his new life and improves his quality of life, physical therapy uses some types of supervised exercises to achieve that goal like endurance and resistance exercise using treadmills, bicycles and even free weights, several studies was done in that issue and almost most of them proved the efficacy of that kind of rehabilitation and its positive effect on the patient and how it can assist him to return work as soon as possible even after massive surgeries like open heart surgeries.