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Cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapists provide health and wellness services and treatment in many settings for people of all ages and abilities. They care for people who are at risk for, or diagnosed with, heart, lung, and other health conditions such as:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (often referred to as COPD).
  • Acute and chronic breathing disorders.
  • Diabetes.
  • Vascular (blood vessel) disease.
  • Arterial (artery) disease.
  • Cystic fibrosis.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Heart disease.

Looking for a physical therapist who treats these conditions or provides cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy? The American Physical Therapy Association provides the Find a PT tool to help you search for one near you.

Find a PT Near You

Some physical therapists earn board certification in the cardiovascular and pulmonary specialty area

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