Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is a medically supervised program for patients with heart problems. It is aimed at improving their health and well-being. It is tailor-made to meet one’s needs.
Who is the cardiac rehab for?
For people who have had heart conditions like coronary artery disease, angina, heart attack, etc. and who are recovering from heart procedure or surgery like bypass, stenting, angioplasty, etc.
What does the program consist of?
Lifestyle changes, exercise training, education and counselling on understanding the condition and its management, address risk factors, improve physical and psychological health, reduce the risk of future heart problems, stress reduction, etc.
A partnership between the patient and the doctors, nurses, dietitians, physiotherapists, pharmacists, psychologists and other healthcare professionals.