Patients with heart-related medical issues often need specialized exercise and conditioning routines to improve their muscle strength and endurance. That’s why Atlantic Rehabilitation at Newton Medical Center provides cardiac rehabilitation for adults who are at high risk for developing heart disease, have been diagnosed and treated for a heart attack, have stable coronary artery disease, or are recovering from coronary bypass surgery.
Our program, which is accredited by The Joint Commission and certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), includes:
- Individualized exercise regimes
- Monitored exercise programs
- Maintenance exercise programs
- Dietary nutritional counseling
- Psychological counseling
- Medication instruction
- Risk factor instruction
- Stress reduction
- Smoking cessation
- Weight reduction
- Diabetes education
Our professional staff includes a cardiologist, exercise physiologist, dietician, diabetes educator, licensed social worker, pharmacist and specialized registered nurses.
A physician’s prescription is required for all cardiac rehabilitation services.