By working with you on a diet and exercise plan, heart care teams at Ascension sites of care help strengthen your heart and lungs.
About Cardiac Rehabilitation
We work with you to help your heart get stronger
After you have heart surgery, a stent, or an episode of congestive heart failure, cardiac rehabilitation care teams at Ascension sites of care are here to help you recover. Our goal is to accelerate your recovery, help keep your heart and lungs healthy, and get you back to your daily activities. Our cardiac rehabilitation care team works with you and your doctor on a rehabilitation and recovery care plan that’s personalized for you. Our care team explains how cardiac rehab could help you after:
- Bypass surgery
- Congestive heart failure
- Coronary stent or angioplasty
- Heart attack
- Heart transplant or heart pump
- Heart valve replacement
- Treatment for angina
Are you worried about what you can do after heart surgery?
You may need to make some lifestyle changes after heart surgery. Your care team helps you cope with stress and provides support throughout your recovery. Together, we work with you to create a care plan that helps promote a safe and faster recovery. As you exercise, we monitor your heart. We’ll also discuss your medications, your nutrition, and how to make positive changes to your daily activities.
A life-long partner in your heart health
Your care doesn’t end with your first treatment or surgery. From heart screenings to treatment to heart and lung rehabilitation and care for recovery from surgery, we’re committed to providing the right care for your heart — and your overall health.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.