Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

A cardiac rehab specialist discusses cardiovascular education with a patient

A Cardiac Rehab Program Designed for Your Recovery

As the Mid-South’s leading cardiac rehab program, Baptist’s cardiac care rehabilitation program helps plans generally include rehabilitation to help patients manage illnesses, recover from surgery or gain a better understanding of their nutritional needs. Baptist's cardiac rehabilitationThe program offers provides care plans designed by compassionate cardiac rehabilitation specialists to help patients manage their heart disease or disorder through the following

  • Medically -supervised exercise with treadmills, stationary bikes, Nu Steps, arm and hand ergometer
  • Education regarding cardiovascular illnesses and the disease management process
  • Understanding of heart medications
  • Optional counseling with dietitians and pharmacists, as needed
  • Social interaction with other cardiovascular patients
  • Preparation for returning to work (if appropriate)

Baptist physicians, registered nurses, registered dietitians, exercise physiologists, occupational therapists, pharmacists and psychologists help as needed in the cardiac rehabilitation of every patient. Patients are encouraged to play an engaged and active role in their cardiac care and rehabilitation.

Phases of the Cardiac Rehab Program

Baptist Memorial Health Care’s inpatient cardiac rehabilitation program involves four phases to gradually progress patients toward their best possible outcome through diet and exercise, education, stress management and medication. Our trained cardiac rehab specialists strive to help patients lower their risk factors of a heart event by improving their health and wellness.

The cardiac rehabilitation phases at Baptist include:

Cardiac Rehabilitation Locations

Baptist Memorial Health Care unites the Mid-South with advances in heart and vascular research, compassionate cardiac rehabilitation specialists and a leading-edge cardiac rehabilitation program. Get the support you need close to home at one of our nine cardiac rehab locations.