CARDIAC REHABILITATION

Cardiac rehabilitation program aims to help patients with heart conditions such as blocked arteries and heart failure to regain their lives after an event. It is a structured exercise program prescribed by your cardiologist and the goal is to help you recover from a cardiac event and reduce your risk of similar problems in the future.

The endpoint of the program is helping patients achieve better quality of life by improving their ability to carry out their usual activities of daily life and be physically more active.

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