Cardiac Wellness Program

The Cardiac Wellness Program continues your rehabilitation journey offering a supervised, progressive exercise plan without EKG monitoring.

The fitness program is tailored to meet your needs while providing support.

What is the Cardiac Wellness Program?

The Cardiac Wellness Program is an option 
for persons with heart disease who have either completed Phase I or II, or are considered ineligible for a medically monitored program due to criterion set forth by their insurance company.

Individuals may benefit from the Cardiac Wellness Program if their medical history includes:

  • Heart attack


  • 
Heart failure
 or transplant

  • Peripheral arterial disease

  • Cardiomyopathy

  • 
Bypass surgery


  • Angioplasty and stents

  • Heart valve replacements

This program consists of 16 one-hour exercise sessions.

Potential health benefits of the Cardiac Wellness Program include:

  • Decrease resting and submaximal heart rate

  • Increase oxygen supply

  • Improve function of the heart muscle

  • Improve blood pressure

  • Improve psychological and emotional well-being

  • Increase “good” HDL Cholesterol

  • Decrease “bad” LDL Cholesterol

The staff who support the Cardiac Wellness Program will create your exercise program in partnership with your Healthcare Team, which may include:

  • Physicians

  • Nurses

  • Physical Therapists

  • Cardiac Wellness Program Coordinators

  • Exercise Professionals

Please contact us at 201.258.7003 or fill out our form for more information:

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All inquiries will be returned within 24 hours.

 

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