Cardiac Rehabilitation & Wellness
Cardiac rehabilitation is a program designed to help your heart if you have had a heart attack, heart failure, angioplasty, or heart surgery. At Baystate Health, we will create a rehab plan for your needs, based on your medical history, abilities, and goals.
Certified Cardiovascular Rehab That's Close to Home
For more than 40 years, our program has helped people in Western Massachusetts recover from heart and vascular problems and return to their best health.
The Baystate Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Programs that receive AACVPR certification undergo a rigorous review process to ensure the program meets the highest standards for cardiovascular rehabilitation care.
Benefits of Rehab for Your Heart
Cardiac rehab promotes heart health through education, exercise, and changes to your lifestyle. We work closely with you to lower your risk for future heart or vascular problems.
Studies show that cardiac rehab can:
- Improve your overall strength and stamina
- Improve your ability to return to work, hobbies, and other activities
- Lower the number of returns to the hospitals
- Improve your quality of life
- Restore your confidence and well-being
- Help patients live longer