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How does someone start a cardiac rehabilitation program?
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Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine
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In brief: See below.
Cardiac rehab is usually recommended for patients who have had heart attacks, angioplasty & stents or bypass surgery.
Usually a referral is made by the cardiologist, cardiac surgeon or primary care doctor. Treatment consist of 3 hours/week for 12 weeks. Supervised exercise and education are combined. The american college of cardiology considers cardiac rehab the most underutilized proven therapy.

In brief: See below.
Cardiac rehab is usually recommended for patients who have had heart attacks, angioplasty & stents or bypass surgery.
Usually a referral is made by the cardiologist, cardiac surgeon or primary care doctor. Treatment consist of 3 hours/week for 12 weeks. Supervised exercise and education are combined. The american college of cardiology considers cardiac rehab the most underutilized proven therapy.
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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With the cardiac rehab program at sponsoring local hospital.

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With the cardiac rehab program at sponsoring local hospital.
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