Cardiac Rehabilitation: Choosing a Program
Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is a structured program of education and activity guided toward lifestyle modification, increasing functional capabilities and peer support.
Cardiac rehab is known to benefit those with:
- Cardiovascular disease
- Post cardiac event, such as myocardial infarction (heart attack)
- Congestive heart failure
- Post procedure, such as angioplasty or heart surgery
- Arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) or implantable devices (pacemaker or defibrillator)