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Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac rehabilitation (cardiac rehab) is a program of exercise, education and counselling designed to help you recover after a heart attack or other hearth conditions. Cardiac Rehab also includes diet planning, stress management and patient education. This personalized program will help you regain your strength, prevent your condition from getting worse and reduce your risk of having heart problems in the future.

What does Cardiac Rehabilitation include:

  • Medical Assessment
  • Physical Activity
  • Lifestyle Education
  • Psychological Support

Cardiac Rehabilitation might be recommended to you not only after having a heart condition but also if you are high risk for heart disease. Prevention is always better than recovery after the fact. If you recognize any of the following conditions, it might be a good idea for you to start a cardiac rehab program:

  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Sedentary Lifestyle
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Smoking

Benefits of Cardiac Rehab: Joining a cardiac rehab program is highly recommended and can provide the following benefits:

  • Help regain strength and independence
  • Overcome anxiety and fear
  • Education for heart-healthy living
  • Lose weight
  • Reduce health risks
  • Speed up recovery

Cardiac Rehab can be used for recovery from:

  • Heart attack
  • Angina
  • Heart failure
  • Heart valve repair/replacement
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Heart transplant
  • Angioplasty (stent)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Non-debilitating stroke
  • Renovascular disease
  • Arrhythmias

Cost and Coverage: Most of our services are covered through employer, auto or disability insurance. Schedule an appointment to learn more about the different options that are available to you.

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