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.

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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.

Cardiac rehabilitation requires a physician's referral and a primary evaluation. For more information, contact Shannon Cardiac Rehabilitation at (325) 481-2281 or visit www.shannonhealth.com.