When you’ve been diagnosed with a heart condition or need assistance recovering from cardiac surgery, turn to Cone Health for specialized rehabilitation that helps you improve your health and prevent future cardiovascular problems.
Is Cardiac Rehabilitation for Me?
You may be eligible for cardiac rehabilitation at Cone Health if you’ve recently experienced:
- Chest pain (stable angina)
- Congestive heart failure
- Coronary angioplasty
- Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)
- Heart attack
- Heart transplant
- Heart valve surgery
What Happens in Cardiac Rehab?
You’ll attend cardiac rehab two or three times a week to participate in:
- Closely-monitored exercise in a group setting
- Nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian
- Education about heart function, risk factor reduction and stress management
Encourage your family and caregivers to join you for education sessions.
Individualized Care Plan
Partner with your cardiac rehabilitation team to set goals and create a rehabilitation care plan customized to your needs. At Cone Health, you’ll receive one-on-one attention from our specialists as you enjoy the camaraderie and support of your peers.
Your emotional well-being is just as important as your physical health. At Cone Health, you’ll find a team of professionals who provide emotional support and resources to help you feel your best.
How Cardiac Rehabilitation Helps
Cone Health’s cardiac rehabilitation programs may help you:
- Lower your heart rate and blood pressure
- Increase your strength and stamina
- Improve your self-confidence and overall well-being
- Manage your weight
- Prevent future heart problems, hospitalizations and related healthcare costs
- Reduce stress
Feel confident, supported and safe throughout your program thanks to a multidisciplinary team of experienced rehabilitation professionals. You may work with:
- Cardiovascular nurses
- Exercise physiologists
- Registered dietitians
- Mental health professionals
- Vocational rehabilitation specialist
Maintain Your Gains
You’ll participate in the program for 8 to 12 weeks, depending on your needs. To maintain your progress after the program ends, continue home use of the techniques and exercises you learned and ask about your location’s maintenance program.
At Cone Health, you’ll find high-quality cardiac rehab that helps you recover faster and improve your quality of life. Choose from programs including Alamance Regional Medical Center’s HeartTrack, a cardiac rehabilitation program certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).