Cardiac rehabilitation is a comprehensive program of education and exercise to help individuals understand their cardiovascular disease and learn to maintain a heart healthy lifestyle. Rockcastle Regional Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is designed to assist with improving exercise tolerance and promote the development of healthy behavior to improve an individual’s overall quality of life.
Rockcastle Regional Hospital’s cardiac rehabilitation service is a multi-faceted process that uses a combination of prescribed exercise, wellness education and lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of heart failure and heart disease. Our cardiac rehabilitation services are designed to improve your quality of life when you have a heart attack or other heart conditions. Program goals include:
Cardiac rehab participants at Rockcastle Regional Hospital are referred to the program by their physicians after recovering from:
Rockcastle Regional Hospital’s rehabilitation program guides you and your family through recovery after a heart-related event. Research has shown that cardiac rehabilitation significantly reduces your risk of heart problems happening again. It also helps you regain your independence.
The length of a patient’s rehabilitation participation is determined by the patient’s individual needs. Patients remain under the supervision of their physicians throughout the cardiac rehabilitation program to ensure the highest quality of service and to reduce the risk of heart failure.
The benefits of cardiac rehabilitation at Rockcastle Regional Hospital are:
Cardiac rehabilitation has been shown to:
The cardiac rehabilitation program at Rockcastle Regional Hospital is based on the following process:
Your cardiac rehabilitation team at Rockcastle Regional Hospital understands that it can be difficult returning to an active life after being hospitalized for a chronic heart problem. We offer classes, individualized counseling, and plenty of encouragement to help you on your journey. Cardiac rehabilitation is a positive environment to learn, try new health behaviors, have fun, and get better.
When it comes to cardiac rehabilitation, no other place does it better than Rockcastle Regional Hospital.