Cardiac Rehabilitation is a program for anyone recovering from heart conditions like heart attack, heart failure or any heart surgery. It not only helps the person recover from the heart problem, but also prevents future heart problems.
The goal of Cardiac Rehabilitation program is to improve the cardiovascular health of the patient including physical and psychological effects of the heart disease. It aims to strengthen the heart, reduce stress, build healthier habits and increase energy levels. The learnings from the program should be followed for the rest of the life to avoid any future heart related ailments.
The Cardiac Rehabilitation program is for anyone who has been affected with one or more of the following disorders:
A cardiac rehabilitation program at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Indore usually lasts for 3 months, but can stretch beyond that depending on the patient’s response. It begins with medical evaluation and understanding the disease followed by the different aspects of the program and ends with a maintenance plan that can be continued later. The program is a team effort which involves top cardiac doctors, nurses, family and friends to support the patient through the various stages of the program.
A cardiac rehabilitation program includes: