Cardiovascular rehabilitation

heart care lobby united hospital st paulUnited Hospital’s cardiovascular rehabilitation program offers monitored rehabilitation exercise in a dedicated unit in the hospital. The staff includes a nurse, occupational therapist and exercise physiologist and has expertise in exercise prescription and electrocardiogram interpretation.

Patients can continue their rehabilitation in the rehabilitation unit after they leave the hospital, making it easier for patients to continue with a therapy program.

Rehabilitation programs include:

  • patient/family education and support
  • monitored exercise programs
  • behavior modification and counseling
  • stress management
  • tobacco intervention
  • nutrition counseling