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Sulfur Springs, Texas, August 15, 2022 CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulfur springs has ONE mission: Extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Your Next Step to Recovery

What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Cardiac rehabilitation is a medically supervised program designed to help people with heart problems improve their health and well-being. Cardiac rehabilitation teams may include doctors, nurses, dietitians, physiotherapists, or respiratory therapists to provide heart-monitored activities/exercises and healthy living education.

Who can qualify?

You can be a candidate if you have experienced one of the following situations

recent heart attack

Angioplasty and/or stent

· Cardiac bypass | Transplantation | Valve surgery

· Stable angina | Chronic heart failure

What to expect during cardiac rehabilitation?

Physical activity: attend individualized exercise sessions 3 days/week, usually 6-12 weeks long, designed to improve endurance and strength

Education: Teaching about reducing risk factors, the importance of lifestyle changes and learning more about your heart disease

Accompaniment: A multidisciplinary team to guide you

The benefits of cardiac rehabilitation can include:

Strengthening and conditioning your heart and lungs

Reduced your risk of future heart problems

Improving your general health by reducing your risk factors

Quicker return to work and activities of daily living

Improved your quality of life

Increased self-confidence and emotional support

If you think you qualify, we encourage you to ask your doctor for a referral to the CHRISTUS Mother Frances – Sulfur Springs Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. For more information, call 903.439.414.

For Student-Athletes (Grades 7-College Age)

The FREE Sports Injury Saturday Clinic for student-athletes of all ages is back this month! Beginning August 20, the Saturday Sports Injury Clinic will be held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., August 20 through November 12. Hopkins County student-athletes in grades 7 through college age will be able to get a free exam and x-ray to determine a care plan to treat their injury. The clinic will be held at our CHRISTUS Trinity Orthopedic Clinic, Medical Building 5, 103B Medical Circle in Sulfur Springs. For more information about our sports medicine program or our orthopedic services, please call 903.885.6688.

COVID vaccination clinic next week

The Net Health COVID Vaccine Clinic will be held again next week (August 22-26) offering adult and pediatric vaccines and boosters at the clinic at 100 Medical Circle in Sulfur Springs. You can enter from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day. No appointment is necessary.

Number of beds – 402 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler

Number of beds – 8 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Southern Tyler

Number of beds – 25 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Jacksonville

Number of beds – 96 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulfur springs

Number of beds – 25 – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Winnsboro

Number of beds – 94 – CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital

Number of beds – 96 – CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart – Tyler

Number of beds – 51 – Tyler Continue CARE Hospital at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital

Contributed by Jennifer Heitman