Candidates for Cardiac Rehabilitation
Cardiac rehabilitation is not just for people who have been hospitalized with heart trouble. It is also for people who want to minimize their risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular complications.
Cardiac Rehabilitation: A Healthy Combination of Exercise and Education
The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program combines personal, supervised exercise sessions with thorough educational classes.
The program has many components, all designed to guide, educate and help you understand what it takes to have a healthy heart. Some of the information you will receive includes the following:
- Individualized cardiovascular risk factor assessment
- Enhance wellness through knowledge of the common risk factors of heart diseases
- Dietary guidance for heart-healthy eating
- An understanding of the benefits of exercise and the impact they have on your heart
- Stress management techniques and lifestyle change
- Gaining an understanding of medications and their effects on the heart
Health Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Improvement in overall endurance
- Improved heart function
- Decrease in resting hear rate and blood pressure
- Improvement in blood sugar levels
- Improvement in HDL (good) cholesterol
- Increased confidence and positive self-image
PHASE I: Cardiac Rehabilitation
This is a program that offers education for patients admitted to Arrowhead Hospital with a diagnosis of
heart diseases or an elevated risk of heart disease.
PHASE II: Cardiac Rehabilitation
This is a program that is offered at Arrowhead Hospital and Paradise Valley Hospital to people with a written physician referral. You must have had a recent diagnosis of a heart attack, a coronary artery bypass graft surgery, chest pain due to coronary artery disease, angioplasty, or a stent procedure to qualify for this level of the program.
PHASE III: Cardiac Rehabilitation
This is a self-referred program that is offered at Arrowhead Hospital and Paradise Valley Hospital, and requires a physician clearance. If you are stable, with a history of coronary artery disease, or have known risk factors for coronary artery disease, this is the program for you. There is a minimal monthly fee associated with this program.
Cardiac Rehabilitation is located at Arrowhead Medical Plaza II, 18700 N. 64th Drive, Suite 105
For specific information, please call 623-561-7489.
Cardiac Education/Support Group
Rotates every other Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Cardiac Rehabilitation Contact Numbers
Phone: 623.561.7489 or Fax: 623.572.4583
For more information on the Cardiac Rehabilitation program or if you have any questions about your heart health or recent hospitalization, please contact Cindy Moran at 623.561.7489.
Paradise Valley Hospital
Cardiac Rehabilitation is located at 3811 E. Bell Road, Suite 100
For more information, please call 602-923-5761, 602-923-5760, or 602-923-5648
Phase II: Cardiac Rehabiliation Hours Monday - 8am-12 noon, 2-6pm Tuesday - No exercise Wednesday - 8am-12 noon, 2-6pm Thursday - 2-6pm Friday - 8am-12 noon, 1-4pm
Phase III: Cardiac Rehabiliation Hours Monday - 7am-12 noon, 2-6pm Tuesday - 7:30am-12 noon, 1-3:30pm Wednesday - 7am-12 noon, 2-6pm Thursday - 7:30am-12 noon, 2-6pm Friday - 7am-12 noon, 1-4pm