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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac RehabilitationWe offer a comprehensive outpatient program that consists of an individualized exercise program, cardiac education and risk factor modification.  The program also offers one-on-one interaction with our healthcare staff providing personal and emotional support on the road to recovery.  It is designed for patients with recent heart problems including, but not limited to: 

• Heart Attacks
• Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)
• Valve Replacements or Repair
• Angioplasty Procedure
• Stent Placement
• Stable angina
• Coronary Artery Disease
• Stable Heart Failure

cardrehab1.JPG - 4.00 MBOur Cardiac Rehabilitation program is a comprehensive outpatient program monitored by a RN and MD available on the premises.  It consists of three monitored exercise sessions per week for up to 12 weeks.  Heart rate and rhythm are continuously monitored, and blood pressure is measured before, during and after each session.  Educational programs are included, as well as referrals to individually needed resources including dietitian, smoke cessation facilitator, pharmacist, Diabetic Educator.  Weight management, as well as other risk factors that are associated with heart disease is addressed.  A physician prescription is required to begin this program.  Medicare and most insurance companies cover the cost of Cardiac Rehabilitation Services.

For more information about Cardiac Rehabilitation, please call (260) 726-1943.