What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?
At Bangkok Pattaya Hospital , a Cardiac Rehabilitation program is designed to assist you exercise safely and maintain a heart-healthy lifestyle. The program usually includes a tailored exercise program, education and help with changing your risk factors (such as quitting smoking and changing your diet). We work with men and women who have experienced heart attacks, have undergone cardiac surgery or coronary angioplasty (ptca) or stent placement. Cardiac Rehabilitation programs also offer emotional support. The program allows you to meet others like yourself who can help you stay on track to maintain a healthier heart.
What is the program like?
In the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program we focus on:
- Nutrition and weight control
- Stress management
Who Benefits From Cardiac Rehabilitation?
Cardiac Rehabilitation may benefit you if you have:
- Cardiovascular disease
- Had a recent cardiac event, such as a heart attack
- Heart failure
- Had a cardiac procedure, such as angioplasty or heart surgery
- An arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) or an implantable device (for example, pacemaker or defibrillator)
How Will I Benefit From Cardiac Rehabilitation?
Cardiac Rehabilitation offers many benefits. It can improve your ability to carry out activities of daily living, reduce your heart disease risk factors, improve your quality of life, improve your outlook and emotional stability, and increase your knowledge of your disease and how to manage it.
The BPH staffs consist of registered nurses and physiotherapist trained and certified in Basis Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
Our well trained staffs will prepare an individualized exercise program, communicate directly with your physician if necessary, and monitor your exercise program. We are committed to providing you with personalized care in a safe, friendly, and private setting.