Your cardiac rehabilitation (cardiac rehab) program is designed to regain your strength and endurance with a personalized touch. Cardiac rehabilitation is a clinically supervised program to help heart patients recover quickly and improve their overall physical and mental health.
Heart disease likes to be progressive, so our goal is to reduce the risk of another cardiac event (heart attack or stroke) or to keep an already present condition form getting worse through risk factor modification strategies. Our Cardiac rehabilitation program includes treating patients with additional conditions such as diabetes, lung and kidney disease.
Heart attack survivors are at risk of more problems if they don’t begin a cardiac rehabilitation program within 30 days after their cardiovascular event.
Our cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) programs give you the tools you require to reverse heart disease progression. This includes understanding heart attack diet, and medications. We will give you the tools to ensure a safe and effective level of exercise along with the tools to stop smoking. We will also provide you the tools to recover quickly, and return to work or your lifestyle of your choice. Your rehab program will address emotional well being to reduce or prevent anxiety and depression.
Cardiac Rehabilitation (rehab) Program consists of :
- Pre and post cardiac assessments
- Clinically supervised exercise sessions (on your schedule)
- Nutrition counselling – receive heart healthy tips and incorporate them into your lifestyle
- Stress management – Receive tips to reduce your stress
- Cardiac rehabilitation education programs:
- Understand your medications
- Learn about your disease, your heart anatomy, your risk factors and how to reduce your risk.
- Quit Smoking program
- Personalized report of your progress
Who comes to cardiac rehabilitation (rehab)
In our cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) program we see people who are in their 20s all the way up to their 80s. Heart disease does not discriminate; it knows no boundaries and can happen to anyone. Heart disease can present itself as coronary artery disease what we know as people who have suffered a heart attack, have an angioplasty or heart surgery. It can be people with valvular disease who have had heart valve repair or heart valve replacement surgery. It can be people heart failure, myocarditis, cardiomyopathy, pericarditis, or heart arrhythmias. People who have had a heart transplant or even those presented with angina.
Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is equally helpful to both men and women. It can improve your overall health and prevent future heart problems and even death.