The goals of cardiac rehabilitation is to help you regain strength, to control your risk factors, to prevent your condition from worsening and to reduce your risk of future heart problems.
During the rehab program, you will be clinically evaluated and then guided through a series of sessions involving various components of exercise, an appropriate nutritional plan, stress management techniques and professional counselling
People of all ages can participate in a cardiac rehab program, which is nothing but a medically supervised road to recovery and lifelong health. It is the only scientifically proven method to control and even reverse heart diseases. Your cardiac rehab team will work closely with your cardiologist and other physicians to help you derive the maximum benefits from the program.
Who is cardiac rehabilitation for?
You are eligible to participate in the cardiac rehab program if you have been diagnosed with any of the conditions or have had any of the procedures listed below:
- Heart Attack
- Angina (chest pain)
- Bypass Surgery
- Heart Failure
- Heart Transplant
- Valve Replacement
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Peripheral artery disease
Benefits of cardiac rehabilitation
Cardiac rehab has several benefits for the individual as well as for the family members and caregivers. By giving some time and thought to your rehab program, you will enjoy freedom from symptoms, higher energy levels, ability to control your risk factors, better understanding of your health condition, healthy food choices, better sleep and mental relaxation, all within a few sessions of starting the program.