Rehabilitation through Duke Physical and Occupational Therapy is a key part of the thoracic surgery program at Duke Heart Center.
Therapists provide patients with the precautions and exercise and activity guidelines to recover from major chest surgery.
We offer family-centered care with an emphasis on health promotion and wellness, function restoration, prevention of complications, and maintenance of optimal patient response through patient and family education.
We are consulted to provide care to patients who have had:
To make an appointment for cardiothoracic physical therapy or for more information, call 919-684-2445.
This service is available at: