Cardiac Rehab Week!
Shannon Outpatient Cardiac Rehab will celebrate National Cardiac Rehab Week Friday, February 14 from 1-3:30 p.m. in the lobby of Shannon Medical Plaza, 102 N. Magdalen. The public, including all heart survivors, is invited to attend.
Cardiac rehabilitation is a multifaceted, individualized team approach to promote recovery from heart disease. The cardiac rehab team is a group of professionals, including physicians, registered nurses, fitness specialists, registered dietitians and pharmacists.
The team has four basic goals for each patient: Monitor and improve physical condition to ensure a safe recovery. Promote healthy lifestyle changes to avoid future heart problems. Improve psychological well-being. Increase knowledge and understanding of cardiovascular disease.