Cardiac Rehabilitation

CardiacRehabilitationCardiac rehabilitation is a LIFESAVER

Cardiac rehabilitation helps people with a history of cardiovascular disease make lifestyle changes that may improve their health and reduce the risk of future health problems.

After a heart attack or heart surgery, your risk of death is reduced by about 25 percent if you participate in cardiac rehabilitation.   

Sessions

Cardiac rehabilitation sessions include exercise, education and counseling.

Exercise
Strengthen your heart and body while under the care and supervision of specialists. Continuous monitoring and supervision during exercise allows participants to push themselves safely. Each person progresses individually.

Education
Understand cardiovascular disease and health risks associated with its development.

Support
Receive encouragement as you set goals toward healthy lifestyle changes.

Relaxation
Learn techniques to help you cope with stress and anxiety.

What to expect

The program generally ranges from 12 to 36 sessions, with an average of three sessions per week. Each session is approximately one hour.

Team

Your team may include:

  • Family medicine provider
  • Specialists
  • Registered nurses
  • Exercise specialists
  • Registered dietitians
  • Diabetes educators
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical therapists
  • Counselors
  • Behavior therapists/psychologists

Cost

Medicare and personal insurance may cover all or part of the cost of your cardiac rehabilitation. We recommend you find out what will be covered by your individual plan.

Visit the Rehabilitation Therapies page for additional information. 

Contact Us

Hospital
952-758-4431
800-584-6667 (toll-free)

952-758-4431 (appointments)

Where to Find Us

Hospital
301 Second St. NE
New Prague, MN 56071