Rely on our expert medical support plus healthy doses of encouragement to help recover from major cardiac events.

If you are recovering from a heart attack or recent surgery, or learning to live with heart or lung disease, the road ahead may seem challenging. You may feel anxious about your health and concerned about how to manage your life and get back to doing the things you love.

Cardiovascular Rehab

Cardiovascular rehab can help you control symptoms such as chest pain or shortness of breath, and it can stop or reverse damage to blood vessels. It focuses on improving your stamina and strength and getting back to your usual activities. The goal is to help you live longer and avoid complications going forward. You can find ECU Health cardiovascular rehab programs in Edenton, Greenville, Nags Head, Tarboro, Washington and Wilson.

You may benefit from cardiovascular rehab if you have recently experienced:

  • Heart attack or acute coronary syndrome
  • Angina
  • Artherosclerosis or coronary artery disease
  • Cardiomyopathy or congestive heart failure
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Angioplasty or stents or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • Catheterization or coronary artherectomy device
  • Bypass surgery
  • Valve replacement or repair or transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

Pulmonary Rehab

Pulmonary rehab may help reduce and control breathing difficulties and other symptoms of lung disease. We strive to help you achieve your highest level of independence and physical ability. ECU Health offers pulmonary rehab programs in Edenton, Greenville, Tarboro, Nags Head, Washington and Wilson.

Services benefit those who have lung conditions such as:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis

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