Are You a Candidate for Cardiac Rehab at ERMC?

If you have been diagnosed with heart disease or experienced a heart attack, angioplasty or open heart surgery, you may be a candidate for cardiac rehabilitation.

Who Qualifies for Cardiac Rehab? 

  • Recent heart attack
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Valve surgery
  • Balloon angioplasty
  • Coronary stent
  • Stable chronic heart failure
  • Stable angina

           

             How does the program work?

Phase I includes education and supervised activity for the hospital patient recovering from a cardiac event, illness or post-surgery.  Phase II follows a recent cardiac event on an outpatient basis, combining exercise training and education.

              Your personal program

Your program will include supervised exercise, nutritional counseling, and education about lifestyle changes that reduce your risk of heart problems.  We’ll review your progress throughout the process and share results with your physician.

Our Team of Experts 

Cardiac Rehab at ERMC is medically supervised by Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified staff.  All of the professionals on our team are dedicated to helping our patients achieve their goals of improved health and quality of life.

Goals of Cardiac Rehab 

The main goal of cardiac rehabilitation is to assist you in developing a personal healthy lifestyle plan, which includes physical activity, education, stress management, and nutrition. During monitored physical activity sessions, we help you increase heart and lung capacity and overall muscle strength to give you the confidence to do the activities you enjoy most.

Insurance Information 

Phase I is covered under the terms of inpatient care.

Phase II is covered by most major medical insurances.

Know Your Risk Factors 

  • Smoking
  • Stress
  • Being Overweight
  • Non-active lifestyle
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure

All of these risk factors increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.

Enrolling in the Program

You can be referred to the ERMC Cardiac Rehab Program by your primary care physician, cardiologist, surgeon or other healthcare professional.

Follow up 

Our staff will contact you to set up an appointment for orientation once they receive the information from your physician.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Accepting new patients

469-256-2340

2201 West Lampasas Street

Ennis, TX 75119