Cardiac Rehab is a medically supervised program designed to help heart patients recover quickly and educate them on ways to prevent secondary events from occurring. It is available for patients who have had a heart attack in the past year, patients who have had bypass surgery, and patients with a history of Angina. It is a telemetry monitored, progressive exercise program designed to increase cardiovascular fitness.
The Phase II program is 3 days per week for up to 12 weeks. A training program includes:
- Nu Step
- Arm Ergometers
Treadmills -Hand Weights
Specially trained cardiac nurses and exercise specialists are among the staff members who work with each patient individually. Therefore, each patient receives on-going education regarding risk factors, diet instruction, stress management and behavior modification.
The program is offered at the following sites:
Naples Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Center
at Briggs Pavilion
399 9th Street N
Naples, FL 34102
Marco Island Healthcare Center
40 Heathwood Dr.
Marco Island , FL 34145
With the completion of your Phase II Cardiac Rehab program you will be encouraged to continue your healthy lifestyle by joining the Wellness Center.
The Wellness Center,
at the NCH Healthcare System, provides an on-going plan in which patients may exercise indefinitely. At the Wellness Center , programs are designed to provide continued support and supervision to the patient and family while allowing the patient the opportunity of a personalized exercise program.
Learn more about the Cardiovascular System