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Recovery and Rehabilitation

Surviving a heart attack or having bypass surgery can seem overwhelming. Once you have been released from the hospital and your physician determines your readiness, we can help you with risk factor reduction while you continue on the road to recovery.

Cardiovascular Rehabilitation: a medically supervised education and exercise program for those diagnosed with particular heart conditions. The education portion provides you with vital information on the management of cardiovascular health and risk factor reduction. The exercise portion is tailored specifically to your individual needs and fitness level. Through supervised exercise, encouragement and support, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation can help you improve your overall level of physical conditioning, regain your confidence and strength, and provide you with the motivation and encouragement needed to make positive lifestyle choices. The Cardiac Rehabilitation program is certified through the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Live Well With Heart Failure: a medically supervised education and exercise program, similar to Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, designed for those diagnosed with heart failure. The program helps patients understand and live with a heart failure diagnosis, incorporating exercise and education tailored to each individual's needs. The program is free for the first six weeks, with a nominal weekly fee for continuing in the maintenance program.

Respiratory Rehabilitation: a medically supervised education and exercise program. The education portion provides you with vital information on the management of cardiac pulmonary health and risk factor reduction. The exercise portion is tailored specifically to your individual needs and fitness level. Through supervised exercise, encouragement and support, Respiratory Rehabilitation can help you improve your overall level of physical conditioning, regain your confidence and strength, and provide you with the motivation and encouragement needed to make positive lifestyle choices.

Fit for Life: may appear to be a gym, but it offers so much more than local health clubs. Staffed by RNs and clinical exercise physiologists, Fit for Life creates individualized programs that are monitored by professionals with expertise not only in exercise but also in chronic disease prevention, such as heart disease, pulmonary disease, hypertension, vascular disease and diabetes.

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