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Meridian Cardiac Rehabilitation

Helping Patients Achieve Optimal Heart Health

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Anderson Regional Medical Center assists individuals in achieving and maintaining an optimal level of cardiovascular fitness. As the area’s only cardiac rehabilitation program, our goal is to help patients with cardiovascular disease maintain their highest level of cardiovascular health.

Have you experienced any of these cardiac events?

  • A heart attack in the last 12 months
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Current stable angina pectoris
  • A heart valve repair or replacement
  • A coronary angioplasty or coronary stent
  • A heart or heart-lung transplant
  • Stable chronic heart failure

If so, you may be a candidate for cardiac rehabilitation.

What We Offer

Education — The education aspect of our program helps patients and their family members learn more about the heart and coronary artery disease, risk factors for CAD, proper diet and other lifestyle changes necessary for prudent heart living.
Exercise —Participants will be involved in individually tailored exercise programs for 1 hour, 3 days per week, for a total of 8 weeks and/or 24 sessions or 12 weeks and /or 36 sessions. Each session will be supervised by trained health professionals who will assess blood pressure, heart rate and electrocardiogram.

Following the completion of your rehabilitation program, our fitness center experts will help transition you into an active lifestyle by offering you six weeks of membership at Anderson Health and Fitness Center at no cost.

Click here to view our Cardiac Rehab Brochure.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

In this Medical Minute, Regina Haralson, RN, explains how cardiac rehabilitation can assist patients recovering from a heart attack and help them achieve long-term cardiovascular benefits. Anderson Regional Medical Center offers the area's only cardiac rehab program.