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Cardiac Rehabilitation

“I don’t know what you could do different that would improve an already excellent program.  My thanks again.”  - A Valued Cardiac Rehabilitation Patient

What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Cardiac Rehabilitation is a telemetry monitored exercise program that will assist you in returning to your prior level of function following a cardiac event.

  • Covered diagnoses include: heart attack, stent placement, percutaneous coronary intervention, coronary bypass surgery, heart valve repair or replacement, stable angina, heart transplant and some systolic heart failure.
  • A physician typically orders two to three sessions per week that includes exercise, as well as education towards heart-healthy living.

Cardiac Rehabilitation at Hermann Hospital:

Cardiac Rehab is offered to patients at Hermann Hospital on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. We encourage you to call our Cardiac Rehab Nurse, Sandra Hingst, RN, at (573) 486 – 2154 to get more information or to set up an appointment.  Sandra is happy to help answer any questions you may have.

Cardiac Rehab Phase III at the Hermann Fitness Source:

For patients who have completed their Cardiac Rehab, they can continue to improve their health by transitioning to Cardiac Rehab Phase III, offered at the Hermann Fitness Source.