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Cardiovascular Care

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Our cardiac rehab program helps patients recover and improve their quality of life

St. Charles cardiac rehabilitation program — also called cardiac rehab — helps patients who have had a heart attack, heart surgery or other cardiac event recover and reduce their risk of further heart problems.

Cardiac Rehab

We combine a range of disciplines to serve our patients, plus a gentle progression in the gym to recondition the body. Our focus is improving patients' quality of life.

Cardiac rehabilitation includes a combination of exercise, education and support.

Who is eligible?

We serve individuals who have experienced:

  • Heart surgery
  • Heart attack
  • Stent
  • Angioplasty
  • Other cardiac events

Cardiac rehab patients receive:

  • Help to understand and manage their heart disease process and enhance communication with their health care providers.
  • Tools they need to recondition muscles to build fitness and improve endurance.
  • Education in a variety of areas including nutrition, medication and stress reduction.

Our staff includes:

  • Cardiologists
  • Exercise Specialists
  • Dietitians
  • Social Services
  • Senior Services