Marlborough Hospital offers a comprehensive, four-phase Cardiac
Rehabilitation Program that helps individuals recover from recent heart
problems, or who are interested in controlling their heart disease risk factors
and in improving their overall health.
Individuals are candidates of the program if they have had any of the
following conditions or procedures:
- Heart attack
- Coronary artery bypass graft surgery
- Valvular or other cardiac surgery
- Percutaneous coronary artery angioplasty or stents
- Stable angina pectoris
- Coronary artery disease documented by exercise tolerance test or coronary
Phase one is an inpatient program. Phase two and three are outpatient
programs. These phases include safe exercise supervised by nurses and clinical
exercise physiologists and health education sessions on a wide variety of topics
taught by experts.
Phase four, "Take Care of Your Heart Exercise Program," is the maintenance
phase program, which provides safe, medically supervised, independent exercise
for individuals who have completed phases two and three, or who are interested
in an exercise program for weight loss, diabetes control, arthritis management
and cardiac risk factor control.
The hospital also offers a Cardiac
Rehabilitation Support Group.
A physician referral is required
for admission to the program.
For information on the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Marlborough
Hospital, call 508-486-5465.
157 Union Street,
Marlborough, MA 01752