Cardiac Rehabilitation can improve your ability to carry out activities of daily life, while reducing your heart disease risk factors, improving quality of life and personal confidence, and increase your ability to manage your disease.
Cardiac Rehabilitation at WhidbeyHealth is a medically-supervised program to help you increase activity levels and restore and maintain optimal health.
Our staff of cardiac trained nurses and exercise physiologist will help you manage stressors and risk factors to help you reduce the risk of future heart problems.
Having the ability to complete your rehabilitation locally, lowers the stress of ferry schedules and travel and makes it possible for your family member to attend with you.
Our rehab team with work closely with you and your cardiologist, regardless of where they are located, to develop a customized program tailored to your specific needs.
Ask your physician if cardiac rehabilitation is right for you. Referrals are required to participate in Cardiac Rehabilitation.
We will verify your insurance benefits before you start the program to ensure that you know your costs are covered.
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Are you looking to lower your blood pressure, regain strength and exercise tolerance, or reduce symptoms of a cardiac event?
We'll begin your personalized program, by thoroughly reviewing your medical history, perform a physical exam and assess your physical abilities and limitations. Next we establish a customized, safe and effective program to meet your individual needs and goals.
Throughout your exercise sessions, our staff will monitor your blood pressure, heart rhythm and heart rate by electrocardiogram (EKG). Exercise sessions are designed to help you progress at a pace you find comfortable.
If you'd like to start a cardiac rehabilitation program, speak to your primary care provider for a referral.
Classes are held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Education is offered once per week on Wednesdays for 30 minutes, either before or after the exercise session. Spouses or support persons are welcome.
Receiving Care Off-Island? If you're primary care provider or cardiologist is off-island don't fret! A referral is all that is needed to get your rehabilitation process started. WhidbeyHealth offers our rehabilitation services to all of Whidbey Island, providing exceptional care, close to home.