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Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation

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We offer this step-by-step program to help you return to full function following heart attack, open-heart surgery, angioplasty (with or without a stent) or new onset of angina. Through an individualized program of exercise and education in a group setting, participants will enjoy the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation that leads to a healthier lifestyle.
 
Benefits include:
 
  • Improved cardiovascular function
  • Improved physical fitness
  • Weight loss
  • Tobacco/smoking cessation
  • Stress management
  • Regular exercise
  • Blood pressure control
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Increased knowledge of nutrition
  • Reduced fear and anxiety related to your heart condition
  • Increased sense of well being
 
What can you expect from the program?
 
  • Individual intake evaluation with an exercise specialist
  • Individualized exercise prescription and plan
  • Group exercise session that best fits your needs
  • Heart monitoring with each exercise class
  • Case manager to work with you and oversee your care
  • Education manual
  • Regular education classes
  • Exercise sessions three times a week
  • Length of program is individualized to your progress and needs
 
Items to bring to your intake evaluation:
 
  • List of medications and dosages
  • Insurance card and photo ID
  • Your questions
 
Items to bring to your exercise sessions:
 
  • Comfortable walking or running shoes
  • Layers of clothing
  • Water bottle
  • Your questions
 
To participate in cardiac rehabilitation, a referral is required from your physician or nurse practitioner. Cardiac rehabilitation services are covered under most insurance companies, but please verify with your insurance provider.
 
For more information, call 212-3664.
 
 
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