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Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation is a comprehensive, monitored exercise and education program that may be recommended if you have had heart surgery or heart problems.

The program includes:

  • Medically supervised exercise

  • Educational classes and materials

  • Counseling

  • Group support

Cardiac rehab team

The cardiac rehab team includes a:

  • Registered nurse

  • Exercise physiologist

  • Registered dietitian

  • Stress management/mental health specialist

  • Pharmacist

  • Medical director

What to expect

The cardiopulmonary rehab program meets three times per week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for approximately one hour. The meetings include:

  • Education

  • Dietary and lifestyle consultations

  • Monitored exercise

  • Ongoing stress management training

  • Monitoring of your lab work and medications

Typically, the program lasts 12 weeks, but can be modified for your individual circumstances.

Our goal is to help you increase strength, endurance, overall energy level and confidence to pursue physical activities while also knowing your limits. You will also learn about heart health and reducing the chances of future problems.

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A physician referral is required. The center is located in the Pardee Rehab & Wellness Center on Thompson Street near Epic Theatres. To learn about the program, call 828-698-4694.

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