Encouraging citizens to achieve and maintain optimal health so they may successfully function physically, psychologically and socially is the mission of the Ted and Sue Getterman Wellness Center. The center is composed of certified health and fitness professionals who provide health assessments and information to assist families in obtaining health and wellness.
The Ted and Sue Getterman Wellness Center offers a program that identifies personal health risk factors. This program, in cooperation with local fitness facilities gives individuals a safe and effective way to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
Heart disease remains the number one killer of Americans, but survivors of heart attacks don't have to experience apprehension about the future. Hillcrest's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program helps participants return to an active lifestyle.
The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program combines the efforts of the participant's cardiologist, personal physician, a nurse coordinator, dietitian and exercise physiologist. During specific cardiac rehabilitation phases, the participant is monitored throughout education and progressive levels of physical activity to build cardiovascular strength and self confidence.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation has consistently been shown to reduce the symptom of dyspnea in patients with chronic pulmonary diseases. The documented benefits are substantial and include decreased symptoms, improved quality of life, increased exercise tolerance, independence in activities of daily living and decreased utilization of medical resources. Pulmonary Rehab has traditionally focused on patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, it can also benefit patients with other conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, neuromuscular disorders and lung cancer.
Under the direction of a physician, the Hillcrest Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program assists participants affected by pulmonary disease and asthma with better health and improved quality of life. Through individualized treatment plans consisting of education, exercise, breathing training and support skills, the Rehabilitation Program helps control the symptoms of pulmonary disease and asthma, and may enhance the participant's ability to return to a more productive lifestyle.
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