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After a heart procedure or cardiac event (like a heart attack), your doctor may prescribe cardiac rehabilitation to restore your strength. At Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, our heart care team partners with physical therapists and exercise physiologists to design personalized and safe exercise programs. We work together to help you recover safely and effectively.
Cardiac rehab is for anyone who had a heart procedure or a heart event. It is a medically supervised exercise program that helps you recover, regain strength and return to the activities you love. In addition, cardiac rehab can help reduce your risk of future heart problems.
If you had any of these conditions or procedures, cardiac rehab can help you recover safely:
When you will begin rehab:
You work with therapists and movement specialists to design an exercise program that helps you build strength and endurance. Your cardiac rehab program may use:
About your rehab program:
To make an appointment, or for more information, contact the Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness at (615) 322-4751.