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Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation is designed for patients with heart problems.

The staff at Great Plains Health will teach you strategies for living with your heart condition. This will empower and motivate you to a fuller, more self-confident life. The program includes closely monitored aerobic exercise, weight training and education.

Cardiac rehabilitation at Great Plains Health meets the needs of those with heart problems through a comprehensive program that tailors numerous resources to each individual’s needs.

The goal of our program is to help you feel better and live your life more fully.

What to expect from the cardiac rehabilitation program

Our program combines education and exercise in an effort to help you improve your quality of life.

The goal of our program is to help you feel better and live your life more fully.

Participants come to our exercise facility two or three times a week for 6 to 12 weeks. Every person in the program is given an individualized exercise prescription and works with a nurse.

Program benefits

  • More energy for the things you enjoy most.
  • Improved strength, endurance and flexibility.
  • Individualized attention to set and meet goals, answer questions about your medications and heart disease, and understand your symptoms.

Criteria for admission

Physician referral with a qualifying cardiac disease diagnosis (heart attack, valve surgery, heart stents, heart bypass, heart failure and LVAD (left ventricular assist device).

Insurance companies generally cover cardiac rehabilitation with a qualifying diagnosis. If you are not sure about your insurance coverage, you should talk with your insurance company.

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