Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac Rehab is an exercise and education program for outpatients with a known history of heart disease. This includes patients, young adult to elderly, who have stable angina, have had an intervention such as a stent or angioplasty, coronary artery bypass or valve surgery, transplant, or have been diagnosed with myocardial infarction or heart failure.

The aim of this nationally certified program is to reduce modifiable risk factors for further disease by assisting patients to make positive lifestyle changes.  This is achieved by providing information and support in establishing a safe exercise regime, smoking cessation, management of weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes.

Referral from a physician is required.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation is offered in the Betty R. Fisher Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, located on the main floor of the hospital.

 

Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Phone: 207-921-8989
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Getting Started

Through education, exercise and support, Pen Bay Medical Center’s cardiac rehabilitation program helps you gain the knowledge and confidence to develop a healthy and active lifestyle. Please call 207-921-8989 to learn how cardiac rehabilitation may benefit you.

We provide

  • Educational sessions focused on understanding and coping with heart disease, learning healthy lifestyle tips and managing stress.
  • Exercise sessions that are monitored, closely supervised and individualized.
  • Support in making healthy changes in areas of nutrition, exercise, weight and smoking cessation.

Goals & Benefits

  • Shorten recovery time
  • Increase your strength and energy
  • Lower your risk for future heart problems

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