Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is professionally supervised and designed to help participants recover from a cardiac event. Our goal is to help improve your exercise tolerance and physical strength so you can do the things you love without constant concern for your heart! We also provide education on topics such as reducing cardiac risk factors and living a healthy lifestyle.
Cardiac Rehabilitation is a medically supervised program consisting of exercise training, education on heart healthy living, and counseling to reduce stress and help patients return to an active lifestyle and recover more quickly.
The Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Ashley Regional Medical Center emphasizes a safe and personalized approach to recovery through the three E’s:
Exercise: A safe, personalized exercise program designed to speed your recovery and improve your overall health.
Education: Classes on heart-healthy eating, blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes control, stress control and smoking cessation to help you live a healthier lifestyle.
Encouragement: Ongoing support from our cardiac rehab team and a built-in support group of others in the program.
To enroll, a physician referral is required. We will work with your physician to obtain the needed information. You will exercise in our monitored program. An individual exercise program will be designed for you. We will teach you the skills and tools you and your family need to monitor your progress so that you can eventually exercise independently.
Our Cardiac Rehab program offers a multi-faceted and highly individualized approach to optimize the overall physical, mental, and social functioning of people with heart-related problems.
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Anyone with a history of heart disease or who is at risk of heart disease is a prime candidate for the Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Ashley Regional. The program is designed for patients with the following conditions: