Comprehensive Service Provided to Individuals with Cardiovascular Disease

The primary goal of Cardiac Rehabilitation is to enable the participant to achieve his/her optimal physical, psychological, and social functioning through exercise training and lifestyle change. (It includes a team of professionals of RN’s, exercise specialist, dietitians, socials services and a Medical Director to help you achieve your goals)

Cardiac Rehabilitation is a service that includes:

  • Prescribed exercise to improve cardiovascular fitness without exceeding safe limits.
  • Education about heart disease along with counseling on ways to stabilize or reverse heart disease by improving risk factors.
  • Reduction/Cessation of Smoking
  • Lowering Cholesterol
  • Controlling High Blood Pressure
  • Weight Loss/Control
  • Improve/Manage Diabetes
  • Increasing Physical Activity
  • Encourage Healthy Eating Habits
  • Improve Psychological Well Being

Those who benefit from Cardiac Rehabilitation include those with a history of:

  • Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)
  • Current stable angina pectoris
  • Heart valve repair or replacement
  • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)/ or coronary stenting
  • Heart or heart-lung transplant
  • Heart Failure and those with ventricular assist devices
  • Coronary artery disease equivalents such as diabetes or peripheral artery disease