Cardiac Rehabilitation

Marshall Cardiac Rehabilitation

Education, Support & Training for Heart Health

If you've recently been diagnosed with a heart problem, heart failure or heart attack, we can help.. Our mission is to give you quality, comprehensive education and services and promote heart healthy lifestyle habits in a supportive, caring environment.

staff photoThe Cardiac Rehabilitation team is here to help. l-r: Beth Ronkovich, RN; Reggie Higashi, exercise physiologist; Diana Samek, resource specialist; Heather Doyle, RN.

Heart problems can change your life. Your doctor may be telling you to make some major lifestyle changes. You want a healthier future, but where do you begin? Cardiac Rehabilitation is a medically supervised exercise and education program that will you help you:

  • Strengthen your heart & cardiovascular system
  • Learn the important steps necessary to reduce the risk of future heart problems
  • Stay motivated to improve your health, through individual guidance and group support

The Importance of Exercise

flexibility trainingExercise is vital to your recovery. We offer a closely supervised exercise program that is individualized for you. We monitor your heart while you exercise, and we gradually increase your exercise levels as your physical tolerance improves. You'll find the program fun, as you see yourself progress and are able to use a variety of great equipment. And, after you graduate, we offer ongoing exercise classes so you can keep up the good work.

Conditions We Treat

Patients who are eligible for Cardiac Rehabilitation include those with the following diagnoses:

  • Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)
  • Current stable angina pectoris
  • Heart valve repair or replacement
  • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)/ or coronary stenting
  • Heart or heart-lung transplant
  • Heart failure, those with left ventricular assist devices
  • Coronary artery disease equivalents such as peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Stents
  • Valvular (LVAD) Surgery

Monitoring Your Progress

weightliftingWhile your physician will continue to be responsible for your medical care, our Cardiac Rehab Medical Director teams up with the Cardiac Rehab staff and your physician to oversee your care in the program.

Marshall's Cardiac Rehab team will help you and your family adjust to your new lifestyle, and teach you skills to improve your health and reduce your risk of future heart problems. We'll keep your physician updated with regular reports regarding your progress.

The Ongoing Support You Need

Heart disease has many causes. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff is here to help you. Education is provided so you can fully understand your heart problem and know how to reduce heart disease progression.

Thoughts from our patients:
"The Cardiac Rehab program helped me feel rejuvenated! I enjoyed all the education programs and learned quite a bit from them!"

"I was very impressed with the Marshall Cardiac Rehab program. They helped me become more aware of things I wasn't aware of before. I'm impressed with myself and now see a noticeable difference in my overall strength."

About Insurance

Cardiac Rehab is a medically prescribed and supervised program and many insurance companies cover the cost. Our staff will be happy to explain the cost of the program to you and can help verify your insurance coverage.

Call (530) 626-2766 for more information on cardiac rehabilitation. Medical information can be faxed to (530) 621-4216.