If you’ve had recent heart problems, you may feel confused about all of the information coming your way. What should I eat? Is it OK to exercise? How much exercise is too much? Will I be able to return to work?
Helping you get heart-healthy
Our Cardiac Rehabilitation team of medical professionals will help you get back on the road to recovery and teach you how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle.
Our goal is to help you to return to the activities you enjoy and to lower your risk of a future heart attack or surgery by learning to manage a heart-healthy lifestyle.
We're committed to helping
you get heart-healthy
What to expect
Cardiac Rehabilitation at Bay Area Hospital includes:
- monitored physical activity
- education sessions related to heart health and lifestyle risks
- dietary consultation
- emotional support
Participants usually attend Cardiac Rehabilitation two or three times a week for eight to 12 weeks. However, the program is individualized to meet your needs and goals. Your family is encouraged to be involved as you regain control of your health and your life.
The bottom line: You will regain your strength and confidence to get back into life.
You must have a physician’s referral to enroll in Cardiac Rehabilitation at Bay Area Hospital.
To enroll, contact your personal physician for a referral to our program. Typical heart conditions usually covered by most health plans and Medicare are:
- a recent heart attack
- heart surgery (bypass or valve)
- coronary artery stenting
Conditions covered vary with different health plans. We will assist you in determining if you have coverage for your diagnosis or if preauthorization is needed.
For more information about our program and how to obtain a referral, call (541) 269-8389.