is cardiac rehabilitation?
rehabilitation is physician-supervised, often times physician-prescribed,
program for people who have either congenital or acquired heart
disease. Program participants may or may not have had a heart
attack or heart surgery (or other heart procedures). Cardiac rehabilitation
can often improve functional capacity, reduce symptoms, and create
a sense of well-being for patients.
conditions may benefit from cardiac rehabilitation?
Conditions or cardiac procedures that may necessitate cardiac
rehabilitation may include, but are not limited to, the following:
cardiac rehabilitation program:
A cardiac rehabilitation program is designed to meet the needs
of the individual patient, depending upon the specific heart problem
or disease, and should be supervised by a cardiac physician and
a cardiac team of professionals.
goal of cardiac rehabilitation is to help patients reverse their
symptoms and maximize cardiac function. Cardiac rehabilitation
includes, but is not limited to, the following activities: