Customized Cardiac Rehabilitation
Helping patients return to normal activity
The day after having a double bypass surgery at Ellis, 68-year old Eleanor could tell her heart was working more efficiently. But her recovery had only just begun. Ellis Medicine’s customized rehabilitation programs were there to help her regain her strength, and return to a normal, active lifestyle.
Whether you have had a heart attack, angioplasty, or cardiac surgery, or if you have angina, the cardiac rehabilitation can help you achieve a complete recovery and adopt healthy diet and exercise habits to prevent future problems from occurring.
A three-phase program for healthier lifestyles
The Wright Heart Center at Ellis Medicine offers a three-phase Cardiac Rehabilitation program designed to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, strengthen your heart and cardiovascular system and help you achieve a healthy and active lifestyle. The rehabilitation program is medically supervised by a physician, registered nurses and exercise therapists who are trained in basic and advanced life support, as well as in exercise therapy of coronary disease.
Customized rehabilitation plans can help:
- Lower blood pressure
- Strengthen heart and cardiovascular system
- Lower cholesterol
- Lose weight
- Cope with stress
- Stop smoking
- Gain confidence
- Decrease anxiety
- Return to a normal lifestyle
Ellis can provide rehabilitation programs that are customized to meet your needs. Please note that you must have a referral from your doctor to enroll in our cardiac rehab program.
Ellis’ cardiac rehabilitation is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
If you have any questions about the Cardiac Rehabilitation program, please call us at 518.243.4636.
For more information about Ellis Medicine’s Wright Heart Center or Emergency Department, please call 518.831.8840.