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Rehabilitation

Heart & Vascular

Saint Luke's offers outpatient cardiac rehabilitation, which is a comprehensive, medically supervised program that includes all components necessary for a full recovery from a cardiac hospitalization. It begins shortly after you're discharged from the hospital and follows you through the first several months of your recovery. Our services include: 

  • A cardiac rehabilitation patient uses an exercise bike, with a smiling nurse watching.Monitored exercise classes, utilizing a wide variety of fitness equipment
  • Individualized exercise guidelines
  • Regular educational programs (family and significant others welcome)
  • Dietary assessment and consultation (family and significant others welcome)
  • Stress management education
  • Risk factor assessment and counseling

Cardiac rehab in the 21st century has grown from “just an exercise program” to a comprehensive disease management program. By helping you modify risk factors, we can reduce your chances of future cardiac hospitalizations and procedures. Recent studies have found that patients can reduce their mortality by almost 50 percent by simply completing a three-month cardiac rehab course.

Most cardiologists recommend that you participate in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation if you’ve had a heart attack, heart surgery, angioplasty and stents, transplantation, or other heart problems.

 

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  • 09/27/2017 - 10:00am
    Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road

    This class is designed for the person that is going to have joint replacement surgery. Items discussed include getting ready for surgery, the surgical procedure, what to expect after surgery, physical & occupational therapy, possible complications and ways to prevent, and life after hospitalization. People not scheduled for surgery but wanting more information before they make the decision for surgery may also attend.

    4th Floor Conference Room.

  • 10/04/2017 - 10:00am
    Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road

    This class is designed for the person that is going to have joint replacement surgery. Items discussed include getting ready for surgery, the surgical procedure, what to expect after surgery, physical & occupational therapy, possible complications and ways to prevent, and life after hospitalization. People not scheduled for surgery but wanting more information before they make the decision for surgery may also attend.

    4th Floor Conference Room.

  • 10/11/2017 - 10:00am
    Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road

    This class is designed for the person that is going to have joint replacement surgery. Items discussed include getting ready for surgery, the surgical procedure, what to expect after surgery, physical & occupational therapy, possible complications and ways to prevent, and life after hospitalization. People not scheduled for surgery but wanting more information before they make the decision for surgery may also attend.

    4th Floor Conference Room.

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