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Cardiac Rehabilitation

For patients fighting or recovering from a heart attack, heart failure or congenital heart disease, Cardiac Rehabilitation at Huntsville Hospital Heart Center can help rebuild lives. Our medically supervised program is designed to stabilize, slow or even reverse the progression of heart disease, reducing the risk of another cardiac event or even death.

Our team of registered nurses and exercise physiologists provide:

• Personal rehabilitation plans
• Education and counseling
• Supervised exercise with telemetry for heart rate monitoring
• Emotional support for patients and their loved ones

Benefits of Cardiac Rehab:

• Increased strength and endurance
• Decrease in symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath
• Improved knowledge of heart-healthy behaviors
• Improved nutrition
• Improved ability to perform activities of daily living such as bathing, cleaning and cooking
• Improved quality of life
• Improved cardiac health and function
• Reduced weight
• Smoking cessation with certified smoking cessation specialist

Covered diagnoses may include: 

• Myocardial infarction
• Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty/coronary stent
• Spontaneous coronary artery dissection
• Aortic valve replacement/mitral valve repair
• Coronary artery bypass grafting
• Heart failure


Heart Center, 3rd floor
930 Franklin Street
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 265-7143