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Strengthen your heart with a cardiac rehabilitation program tailored to you. You can depend on our knowledgeable team of specialists, including exercise physiologists and registered nurses, to help you get back to the activities you love. Essentia’s program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
Cardiac rehabilitation, or cardiac rehab, is a medically supervised program that includes:
Most patients get cardiac rehab on an outpatient basis. If your hospitalized, you may start cardiac rehab as an inpatient.
Cardiac rehab can help you heal more quickly and safely after a procedure such as:
Your doctor may recommend that you cardiac rehab if you’ve had or you’re at risk for a heart condition such as:
There are many benefits to cardiac rehabilitation including:
Medicare or your insurance provider may cover cardiac rehab. Ask your insurance provider how many sessions they cover. Most patients attend cardiac rehab for 12 to 36 sessions. You also have the option to pay out of pocket for cardiac rehab. Learn about financial assistance services at Essentia.
You’ll need a referral from your primary care provider or a specialist for this service.