A Comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Center on Long Island, NY
At Winthrop-University Hospital’s cardiac rehab center on Long Island, NY we believe cardiac rehabilitation is more than just "Physical Therapy" for the heart. We have a holistic philosophy of care that treats the entire person - not just one vital organ. From lifestyle changes to cooking and eating "Heart Healthy," cardiac rehabilitation is tailored to meet each patient's individual needs.
Patients with cardiac disease must not only work to improve their physical condition, they must also adjust their social and mental status in reaching the optimal goal of cardiac rehabilitation. The goal of cardiac rehabilitation is to decrease each patient's risk of having an initial and/or repeat cardiovascular event.
A State-of-the-Art Cardiac Rehab Center on Long Island, NY
The cardiac rehab center at Winthrop-University Hospital in NY features a wide range of sophisticated services, including access to consistently outstanding interventional cardiology, state-of-the-art computerized diagnostic cardiac catheterization procedures and expert drug-eluding stent placement - as well as innovative electrophysiology used to evaluate and treat all types of heart-rhythm disturbances with the latest generation of implantable electronic devices and pacemakers. This leads to accurate diagnoses that the staff of our cardiac rehabilitation services can work with to improve your overall heart health.
Cardiac Rehab Specialists Who Care
The cardiac rehab specialists at Winthrop believe that cardiac rehabilitation, much like a medication, should be prescribed by your cardiologist. The planned program of cardiac rehabilitation is specific to your needs, to get you to a level of function which will enhance your lifestyle, allow to make healthy choices and – most importantly – to enjoy life!
A Cardiac Rehabilitation Program That Works
The cardiac rehabilitation center at Winthrop in NY is committed to helping men and women with coronary problems maintain healthy hearts and return to life's mainstream, the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program offers a 12-week plan with three 1-hour exercise sessions per week, as well as support and guidance for families. The program includes:
- Patient assessment – each program is designed to meet the needs of the individual
- Ongoing patient education about the cardiovascular disease process
- Progressive, medically-monitored exercise program
- Nutritional Counseling
- Support groups and individual/family counseling
- Smoking cessation
- Weight reduction
- Education about cardiac pharmaceuticals
- Vocational and social service counseling as needed