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Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation is utilized to improve the cardiovascular health of individuals who have suffered a heart attack, heart failure or any other debilitating heart condition. Cardiac rehabilitation usually involves exercise and education in order to rebuild and maintain heart strength.

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Heart rehabilitation in South Nashville, Tennessee

Helping your heart recover after a heart condition or surgical procedure is a vital part of staying healthy.

At TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center, our experienced cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) therapists are committed to improving your cardiovascular health. Our doctors and specialists offer a range of therapeutic services to strengthen your heart. Whether you're recovering from a heart condition or have just undergone a surgical procedure, our heart therapists are prepared to come up with the best plan to help your heart recover.

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Our cardiac therapy services

We offer a supervised outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program to help you recover from heart attacks, heart surgery, stent placement and angioplasty.

Outpatient cardiac rehabilitation

Our program is designed to help you improve your quality of life and educate you on topics surrounding cardiac disease and self-management.

To help you increase your physical fitness and reduce the risk of developing future cardiac problems, our multidisciplinary heart rehabilitation team offers:

  • Counseling services
  • Diet instructions
  • Disease management
  • Education
  • Monitored exercise

Cardiac therapy exercise sessions

Depending on each patient's individual treatment plan, exercise therapy sessions are scheduled three days each week for up to 12 weeks. During these sessions, blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen saturation and blood glucose (for those who have diabetes) levels are monitored to ensure safety at all times. A doctor will be available in the adjoining area during these exercise sessions.

Cardiac rehab referral

Entrance into the cardiac rehab program requires a doctor's referral. Any physician is able to refer a patient for cardiac therapy. The referring doctor will receive reports regarding progress in the individualized treatment plan we have developed for their patient.

Finding our outpatient cardiac rehabilitation team

Outpatient cardiac rehabilitation at TriStar Southern Hills is located on the hospital campus in Building B, Frist Plaza. For more information, please call (615) 781-4110.

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