Cardiac Rehabilitation

Return to an Active Lifestyle with Cardiac Rehabilitation at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

With heart disease, returning to an active lifestyle often depends on successful participation in a cardiac conditioning and education program. University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute at UH Elyria Medical Center provides a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program through the Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center [link to], designed to improve the quality of life for anyone currently experiencing or at risk for developing heart disease.

Cardiac Rehabilitation with Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Cardiac rehabilitation is a program that combines ongoing support with physical conditioning. Our specialists provide guidance for healthy lifestyle changes that are especially supportive. This includes cases such as:

Benefits of a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

The program is designed to help individuals:

  • Achieve cardiovascular fitness
  • Learn how to adopt a heart-healthy lifestyle
  • Obtain information about the heart disease process

How to Participate in Cardiac Rehabilitation

Participation in the cardiac rehabilitation program requires a doctor's referral. For those who need a referral, our team will help guide that process. Participation includes group classes, which are held frequently throughout the week, Monday through Friday. Classes are held in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at UH Elyria Medical Center. For more information or to join, call 440-329-7512.

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