Cardiac Rehabilitation

University Hospitals Parma Medical Center Provides Personalized Cardiac Rehabilitation for a Full Recovery

Cardiac rehabilitation can enhance the long-term health of patients with coronary artery and valve disease who have recently experienced a heart attack or coronary artery bypass surgery. The program at UH Parma Medical Center has two phases for a guided return to health.

Phase I – Inpatient Rehabilitative Care

During this phase, patients learn about the lifestyle changes, diet and the amount of activity at home necessary for a full recovery. This phase begins by preparing participants for the outpatient phase of the program, which can bolster their confidence and independence to aid their recovery.

Phase II – Outpatient Care Continues

Cardiac RehabilitationThis phase involves exercise sessions two to three times per week, with cardiac and blood pressure monitoring by specially trained personnel. Education is an essential component to the program and is facilitated by a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals. Weekly classes focus on behavior and lifestyle changes that promote risk factor management that can help prevent a second heart event from occurring.

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For more information about the cardiac rehabilitation program at UH Parma Medical Center, call 440-743-4294.

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