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How soon after my operation for a heart attack should I begin rehabilitation?
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Rehabilitation
As soon as your physician instucts you that it is safe to start rehabilitation and prescribes exactly what you are to do.
Follow your doctors orders very carefully for your best result.

In brief: Rehabilitation
As soon as your physician instucts you that it is safe to start rehabilitation and prescribes exactly what you are to do.
Follow your doctors orders very carefully for your best result.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Soon
Stage one of cardiac rehabilitation begins within a few days of the operation usually on an inpatient rehab unit.
The patient begins getting out of bed and starting to stand and walk. Often the heart rate and rhythm are monitored by telemetry for the first several days. Once the patient reaches a certain tolerance of physical activity without symptoms they are discharged to outpatient therapy.

In brief: Soon
Stage one of cardiac rehabilitation begins within a few days of the operation usually on an inpatient rehab unit.
The patient begins getting out of bed and starting to stand and walk. Often the heart rate and rhythm are monitored by telemetry for the first several days. Once the patient reaches a certain tolerance of physical activity without symptoms they are discharged to outpatient therapy.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Glynis Ablon
now you are typically up and walking the day after surgery and often discharged 3-4 days after surgery
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