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Location:Mercy Medical Center600 7th Street SE, Suite 102Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Parking is available immediately outside of the entrance along 8th Street.
Phone Number:(319) 398-6651
Hours:7 a.m. to 5 p.m.Monday through Friday
Pulmonary Rehabilitation is designed to improve breathing for patients with chronic lung conditions and allow greater independence in daily activities by teaching new breathing techniques and gaining strength through exercise. Mercy’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation program consists of Phase I Inpatient and Phase II Outpatient classes.
Inpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation consists of monitoring oxygen saturation, heart rate and blood pressure during low-intensity exercise consisting of walking and mild calisthenics in order to prevent weakness from bed rest. Education is provided to meet individual needs.
Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation is held two to three times per week, with various options to fit your schedule. Each class lasts four to eight weeks, and consists of education and supervised exercise.
An individual exercise program is developed for you based on:
Education topics discussed include:
Referrals & Insurance
Please contact your insurance company regarding coverage. For more information, call (319) 398-6651.