Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Community Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation is a medically supervised exercise and education program for those with heart disease.

Participants of all levels learn how to reduce their risk for heart disease, maximize fitness, and manage symptoms in a safe environment.
Cardiac Rehab
People with any of these cardiac diagnoses or interventions will benefit from the program:

  • Heart attack
  • Angina
  • Angioplasty/stent
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Valve repair or replacement surgery

Our team

The Cardiac Rehabilitation staff is specifically trained to assist participants develop a successful heart-healthy plan in a safe and supportive environment. The clinical staff includes: registered nurses, exercise physiologists, and a registered dietitian.

Assessment

The program starts with a comprehensive assessment by the clinical staff, which provides the basis for an individualized treatment plan that will take into account your medical history, symptoms, functional capacity, risk factors, and personal goals.

The program medical director provides a brief assessment to review clinical status and program goals.

Treatment plan

Each participant receives an individualized plan that includes:

Education

  • Coronary Artery Disease: Diagnosing and Treating
  • Exercise and Your Heart
  • Risk Factors for Heart Disease
  • Setting SMART Goals
  • Stress Management
  • Emotional Aspects of Heart Disease
  • Healthy Eating for Your Heart
  • Your Heart Medications

Monitored exercise

  • Supervised exercise including telemetry (EKG) monitoring
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Symptom recognition and management
  • Personal exercise prescription
  • Cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training and progression
  • Guidelines for an independent exercise program

Referral/Insurance

Referral

A referral from a doctor is required to participate in the program. We can help obtain this.

Insurance

Many health insurance plans reimburse for these services.
Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

(831) 883-5660

Open Monday-Friday

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

What our participants say

"The individual attention and care that I received was excellent. The staff takes personal interest in everyone."

"I never thought I would join a program like this. I am so glad I did - it changed my life."

"The knowledge, collaboration, and caring of all the staff made me feel safe. It allowed me to trust them and let them push me!"