A 48-year-old member asked:
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what value is cardiac rehabilitation in treating a patient who has had a heart attack?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Cardiac rehab: Extremely valuable as it involves everything from exercise, to living healthy, eating healthy, evaluation of blood tests.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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