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30 S Behl St, Appleton MN 56208

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

 

Cardiac Rehabilitation is an educational and medically supervised exercise program that focuses on lifestyle changes to improve your cardiac health and resume activities.  Cardiac Rehab is designed for those recovering from:

  • Myocardial Infarction (heart attack)

  • Coronary Artery Disease

  • Congestive Heart Failure

  • Peripheral Artery Disease

  • Angina (chest pain)

  • Cardiomyopathy

  • Cardiac Bypass Surgery

  • Angioplasty and Stents

  • Pulmonary Hypertesion

The exercise program is designed to:

  • Improve strength and endurance

  • Reduce cardiac symptoms such as chest pain, fatigue, and shortness of breath

  • Reduce the risk of future cardiac problems

  • Reduce stress, depression, and anxiety

  • Increase self-confidence

  • Improve risk factors of heart disease

    • Improved cholesterol​

    • Lower blood pressure

    • Improve blood sugar

  • Improved quality of life

The education program focuses on life-style changes to reduce your heart disease risk including: 

  • Eating a heart healthy diet

  • Maintaining a healthy weight

  • Smoking cessation

  • Coping with emotions and stress

  • Understanding your medication, how it works and the side effects

Talk to your healthcare provider to learn more!