What is Cardiac Rehab?
Cardiac Rehabilitation (often referred to as cardiac rehab) is a medically supervised program that helps patients recover quickly and provides knowledge to prevent future heart issues.
Medicare and most insurance companies will cover cardiac rehab for a patient if they have had:
Typically will last 6-12 weeks; (18-36 sessions; 2-3 times a week)
All patients in the program will be placed on a heart monitor during all exercises. Sessions will last approximately one hour.
Each session will consist of:
We also offer Pulmonary Rehabilitation for patients with lung diseases. This can include COPD. If this applies to you or someone you may know please contact us today so we can improve your functional ability and knowledge.
All patients must have a physician referral to be admitted into the program. If you have any questions, please contact us. We are happy to help you by answering any questions and, if needed, contact your physician to see about your eligibility.
St. Francis Community Health Center
2600 Tower Drive, Suite 205
Monroe, LA 71201
Donna Blackett, RN
Lydia Swillie, RN