Cardiac Rehabilitation

The program is most beneficial to people who have or have had: Angina, Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Attack, Heart Surgery, Angioplasty.

The Chronic Disease Lifestyle Program is run in conjunction with the Cardiac Rehab, and is an individualized program of exercise and education designed to help improve and maintain activities of daily living and improve healthy lifestyle habits. The Chronic Disease Lifestyle program is suitable for anyone with a chronic disease such as diabetes, COPD, asthma, hypertension, obesity, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, arthritis, and stroke.

Cardiac Rehabilitation is an individualized exercise and education program designed to improve heart health and general wellness.
  • Cardiac rehab can improve your cardiovascular fitness and help reduce yoru cardiac risk factors.
  • An individual exercise program will be prescribed and supervised, in a group session, two to three times per week.
  • Physiotherapist, kinesiologists and a registered nurse will work closely with you throughout the program to help you achieve your goals.
  • Exercises include: warm up, cardiovascular exercises such as walking, cycling and rowing, and resistance training.
  • You will be assigned to a cardiac rehabilitation supervisor who will guide you through the program and monitor your progress.
  • Cardiac Rehab educational seminars and support can help you maintain a healthy diet, manage stress, understand how to exercise safely, understand your heart condition and ways to further improve your health.
  • Exercise tones your muscles, boosts your energy levels and decreases stress. It will help to strengthen your body and your heart. This will help you get back to work and recreational activities faster.
  • Cardiac Rehab educational seminars and support can help you maintain a healthy diet, manage stress, understand how to exercise safely, understand your heart condition and ways to further improve your health.
  • The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program includes a multidisciplinary health assessment, physiotherapy consultation and treatment, educational seminars, prescribed exercise, monitored exercise sessions, return to previous recreational activity planning and return to work planning.
  • Over the course of three months, our team of health professionals will work with you to help you achieve your rehabilitation goals, as well as adopt and maintain health healthy habits for the rest of your life.
  •   Improve quality of life
  •   Decrease risk of cardiac and chronic disease
  •   Strengthen muscles of daily living activities
  •   Increase stamina
  •   Increase motivation
  •   Get back to work and recreational activities
  •   Boost your energy levels
  •   Decrease and manage stress
  •   Strengthen your heart and body
  •   Attain better understanding of your health
  •   Receive a healthy social interaction