May 9, 2016

Cardiac Rehabilitation

If you have a heart condition, are recovering from a heart attack, had a procedure or surgery, or are experiencing dizziness, our physical therapist will perform a comprehensive evaluation and develop a specific program for you to safely return to your previous level of function while improving your health and wellbeing. Family Physical Therapy & Wellness can help you through the entire rehabilitation process while consulting with your cardiologist. Your rehabilitation program will include exercise training, education on heart healthy living, and strategies to reduce stress and return to an active life.   

Common Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack that require immediate medical attention:

  • Discomfort, Pressure or pain in the chest that does not go away or a tightness, or a crushing sensation in the chest 
  • Difficulty breathing, maybe breathing faster or shortness of breath
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Pale or ashen skin
  • Fatigue or malaise