Cardiac Rehabilitation

Marlborough Hospital offers a comprehensive, four-phase cardiac rehabilitation program that helps individuals recover from heart issues. Our program helps you adjust to life with heart disease by reducing your risk factors and helping you stay as active as possible.

What Is Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Patients enrolled in our program work with specially trained physicians, clinical exercise physiologists, registered nurses and registered dietitians to improve their heart health. Our cardiac rehab program includes:

  • Medical evaluation
  • Monitored exercise
  • Cardiac risk factor modification
  • Education

Who Qualifies for the Program?

You may be eligible for the cardiac rehabilitation program at Marlborough Hospital if you have had any of the following conditions or procedures:

  • Heart attack
  • Bypass surgery
  • Heart valve repair/replacement
  • Angioplasty with or without stent
  • Stable angina
  • Heart and/or lung transplant

Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle

Many scientific studies have shown that education and lifestyle modification are keys to a successful recovery. Educational topics covered at our cardiac rehabilitation program include:

  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Understanding your cholesterol
  • Blood pressure control
  • Heart disease
  • Better exercise for life
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress management

How Do I Enroll in the Program?

A physician referral is required for admission to the program.

For further information on the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Marlborough Hospital, call 508-486-5465.