Each year, more than 700,000 people suffer a heart attack, and approximately 30% are repeated attacks. When you participate in a medically supervised cardiac rehabilitation program following a heart attack, you can lower your risk of future heart problems by as much as 40 percent.
Skilled, compassionate rehabilitation services for a variety of heart problems
Improve your overall health and prevent future heart problems with a safe, effective cardiac rehabilitation program if you’ve had a variety of heart problems, including:
- Heart attack
- Coronary heart disease
- Coronary artery bypass grafting
- Heart valve repair or replacement
- Heart or lung transplant
- Stable angina
- Heart failure
Individualized, restorative care for your heart
Our cardiac rehabilitation program is tailored to your specific needs and can vary in length from just a few or up to 36 visits for rehabilitation. You’ll get individualized training and education sessions to help you adopt a healthy lifestyle, regain confidence, and prevent future heart problems. Throughout the program you’ll get support with:
- Learning more about your heart condition and treatment
- Reducing risk factors for future heart problems
- Maintaining a heart-healthy diet
- Maintaining an active, heart-healthy lifestyle
- Managing your medications
- Learning safe exercises for optimal heart health (with monitored physical activity)
- Stress counseling
In addition to these sessions, you’re welcomed and encouraged to join informal support groups. Our groups are made up of providers, as well as people in similar situations.
Get back to the life you love—minus a lot of the worry—with help from the Star Valley Medical Center in Afton, WY. We have helped thousands of individuals recover from cardiac events and maintain an active lifestyle.
Your primary care physician can help determine if you are a candidate for cardiac rehab. If you are a candidate, you will need a doctor’s prescription for cardiac rehabilitation. We accept most major insurance plans. Many insurance plans will cover this very important part of your recovery.
For more information about Star Valley Medical Center’s cardiac rehabilitation program, or to schedule an appointment, call 307-885-5850. You can also schedule an appointment using our easy online form.