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When can someone start cardiac rehab?

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Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine
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In brief: See below

Patients can start cardiac rehab about 4 weeks after coronary bypass surgery or valve replacement or myocardial infarction (heart attack).
After stent placement without heart damage 2 weeks is about right. A treadmill stress test is done before starting rehab to assess the exercise prescription and absence of ischemia (poor circulation).

In brief: See below

Patients can start cardiac rehab about 4 weeks after coronary bypass surgery or valve replacement or myocardial infarction (heart attack).
After stent placement without heart damage 2 weeks is about right. A treadmill stress test is done before starting rehab to assess the exercise prescription and absence of ischemia (poor circulation).
Dr. Martin Bress
Dr. Martin Bress
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Dr. Tapan Joshi
Pain Management

In brief: Soon

Soon after cardiac event.
......Only the intensity will depend upon severity of the condition.

In brief: Soon

Soon after cardiac event.
......Only the intensity will depend upon severity of the condition.
Dr. Tapan Joshi
Dr. Tapan Joshi
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