Recovering from heart disease through Phase II and Phase III cardiac rehab at Methodist Dallas
The cardiac rehabilitation program at the Folsom Fitness and Rehabilitation Center at Methodist Dallas has been certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
In addition to being a community fitness center, the Folsom Fitness and Rehabilitation Center at Methodist Dallas Medical Center offers a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program. This program combines progressive, supervised aerobic exercise, strength training, and lifestyle education to assist people through recovery from a cardiovascular event/procedure with a goal of helping patients restore and maintain optimal health while helping to reduce the risk of future heart problems.
Potential benefits of cardiac rehabilitation include:
- Improvement of exercise tolerance
- Increased knowledge of heart disease
- Improved adherence to positive/heart healthy lifestyle changes
- Better compliance with medical regime
- Reduction of symptoms
- Reduction in cardiovascular risk factors
- Improvement in psychosocial well-being
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The multidisciplinary cardiac rehabilitation team at the Folsom Fitness Center consists of a medical director, behavioral scientist, cardiac rehab and fitness specialists, as well as registered dietitians, pharmacists, and chaplains.
If you have cardiovascular risk factors, heart disease or other heart-related problems, or are simply wishing to improve your exercise tolerance and feel that cardiac rehab or our supervised exercise program could help you, please contact us.
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.