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Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

In Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital


Northwestern Medicine Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Palos Hospital offers an intensive, medically supervised program that combines skilled and credentialed staff with the latest exercise technology to treat a variety of cardiopulmonary conditions.

Parking and Transportation

On-site parking is available 24/7 at no cost for patients and visitors. Please use the entrance off of Parking Lot 4.


The goals of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program:

  • Optimize understanding of disease, medication and treatments
  • Decrease participants' feelings of shortness of breath
  • Increase level of exercise
  • Improve quality of life
  • Decrease the stress of living with pulmonary disease

The goals of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program:

  • Return to work and performing activities of daily living
  • Reduce angina and fatigue
  • Increase ability to exercise
  • Improve quality of life and emotional health, including a decrease in anxiety and depression
  • Reduce risk of re-hospitalization
  • Improve cholesterol levels

The goals of the Supervised Exercise Program for those with symptoms related to peripheral artery disease (PAD):

  • Improve blood flow to legs and feet
  • Improve pain and limb symptoms
  • Increase walking distance
  • Improve quality of life and physical abilities

Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine is proud to have five hospitals ranked among “America’s Best” by U.S. News & World Report for 2023-24. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the only Illinois hospital on the national Honor Roll for 12 straight years, our clinical and administrative staff and medical and science faculty come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

With Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, we’re dedicated to consistently providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-focused care. We seek to improve the health of the communities, individuals, family and friends we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.