February 7, 2013: In this episode, a physical therapist describes heart disease. Who does it affect? How can it be prevented and treated? And what is the role of physical therapy in helping to manage the disease? Frese answers these questions and more.
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Ethel M. Frese, PT, DPT, MHS, CCS, is an associate professor in the Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University. She also serves as an adjunct instructor at Washington University School of Medicine and Meramec Community College. She teaches on cardiopulmonary health, exercise physiology, and therapeutic exercise. She is a board-certified specialist in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy.