Cardiac Rehabilitation

A customized outpatient program of exercise and education designed to help you recover from a heart attack, other forms of heart disease or surgery to treat heart disease.

Goals of cardiac rehab

  1. Increase functional capacity(the ability to carry out activities)
  2. Improve health and quality of life
  3. Reduce risk factors
  4. Help you regain strength

Cardiac Rehab generally includes:

  1. Exercise program-monitored EKG program
  2. Education on lifestyle changes and disease management
  3. Diet consult as needed

Who may benefit from cardiac rehab

Medical history that includes:

  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coronary bypass graft surgery
  • Angioplasty and stents
  • Heart valve repair or replacements
  • Heart or lung transplants

Don’t let your age hold you back from joining a cardiac rehab program.  People of all ages can benefit from cardiac rehabilitation.

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