|Video: Cardiac Rehabilitation|
In this video, you'll learn what's involved in cardiac rehab and how it can benefit your health in the long term.
College Station Medical Center’s medically-supervised Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is designed to improve the health of patients diagnosed with heart-related conditions. Our dedicated cardiac rehabilitation professionals provide customized care for cardiac patients in all phases of recovery. Programs goals include:
- preventing negative physical and psychological effects of inactivity
- promoting cardiovascular fitness as an ongoing part of your lifestyle
- reducing risk factors for coronary disease
- getting the patient back to a normal or near-normal lifestyle and optimal activity
Diagnoses appropriate for cardiac rehabilitation include:
- acute myocardial infarction (heart attack)
- coronary artery bypass surgery
- coronary stenting
- heart transplant
- heart valve repair/replacement surgery
- stable angina
Cardiac rehabilitation at College Station Medical Center includes a progressive exercise program focused on improving cardiovascular health and endurance. The cardiac rehabilitation staff educates participants on heart-related topics, such as:
- guidelines for activity at home
- heart attack/stroke warning signs
- heart disease basics
- healthy nutrition
- risk factor reduction
- safety precautions with activity
Individuals who’ve had a recent heart attack, angioplasty, stent placement, coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair/replacement surgery, documented stable angina or heart transplant are eligible to participate in College Station Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. An order from a primary care doctor or a cardiologist involved in the participant’s care is required.
To find out more about the College Station Medical Center Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, call 979-680-5420.
Learn What to Expect when Starting Cardiac Rehabilitation and the Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation.