If you’ve had a recent heart-related issue, it can be hard to start or resume physical activities. That’s why Bon Secours is here to help you get your heart pumping again safely and efficiently. Our cardiac rehabilitation program is closely monitored exercise and education that helps improves your tolerance to physical activity and cardiac symptoms. It also lowers your risk of cardiovascular disease while providing a safe environment to exercise and feel better.
Our program includes counseling and ways to change your behaviors to help you become more heart healthy, like lowering your stress and quitting tobacco products. Registered dieticians are also available for classes that can teach you better nutrition and a plan develop a long-term, heart-healthy diet.
Our team of cardiac specialists includes doctors, registered nurses and exercise physiologists who are all certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. They will work closely with you to test your blood pressure, monitor EKG data and improve your overall fitness. And, based on your diagnosis and insurance coverage, continuous EKG monitoring is available using a defibrillator and a crash cart to make sure you’re safe during your workouts.
Cardiac rehabilitation can be needed for a wide variety of heart-related issues, such as:
- A family history of heart disease
- Angioplasty (with or without a stent)
- Congestive heart failure
- Coronary artery bypass surgery
- Heart attack
- Heart transplant
- Heart valve surgery
- High cholesterol
- High risk factors for heart disease
- Stable angina (pain, squeezing, pressure, or tightness in the chest)
The cardiology experts at Bon Secours offer comprehensive, state-of-the-art heart care that’s close to home. From diagnostic testing services and sophisticated cardiac procedures, we are here to make all hearts healthier. We offer both individualized cardiac rehab programs and home health follow-up care, giving you the peace of mind that comes from trusting your heart health to one of the most advanced cardiac care programs in the region. Your heart is in good hands with our cardiologists, who work hard to keep you feeling well in mind, body and spirit.