Posts Tagged ‘cardiac rehab’
What is Cardiac Rehab?
In honor of American Heart Health Month, we are pleased to present the recommendations of both the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association regarding cardiac rehabilitation. Cardiac rehab is a multi-pronged treatment plan that helps people manage certain cardiovascular health conditions. It consists of safe, progressive exercise training, which is geared toward…Read More
American College of Cardiology: Cardiac Rehab Saves Lives
In honor of Heart Health Month, Atlantic Coast Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center is pleased to present this important information about cardiac rehabilitation. According to a report in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation saves lives, but too few people enroll in this critical intervention. The American Heart Association notes that nearly 2.5 million…Read More
Am I Eligible for Cardiac Rehabilitation?
Cardiac rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary program designed to help people who have heart disease. You may benefit from cardiac rehab if you have or have had a heart condition, including but not limited to: a heart attack coronary artery disease (CAD) angina congestive heart failure or a heart procedure, such as: insertion of one or…Read More
Pacemakers: Just the FAQs
The heart of a healthy adult at rest beats between 60 and 100 times a minute. Each beat is initiated by a group of cells in the upper right chamber of the heart that acts as a sort of “spark plug,” generating an electrical signal that travels through the heart. If the heart’s natural “pacemaker”…Read More