Cardiac Rehabilitation

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The Rooks County Health Center (RCH ) Cardiac Rehabilitation program is geared to maximize each participants’ personal health goals. Our trained staff provide lifestyle guidance to start each member on the path to their best life through individualized exercise, nutrition, stress management, and lifestyle education. RCH Cardiac Rehab services are available to members of the public through both a membership Wellness program and a physician ordered Phase 2 Cardiac Rehab program.

RCH Wellness

The Wellness program at RCH Cardiac Rehab is geared toward starting and/or maintaining, the healthy life habits which have been proven in evidence based research to provide the best possible outcomes and quality of life. Whether you are a graduate from the RCH Phase 2 program or you are new to exercise our staff are trained to start you on the path to health and wellbeing. For a monthly price of $35 for individuals or $50 for couples (members of the same household) members enjoy business hour access to RCH Rehab Facilities, supervision by medical staff, exercise plan guidance, and monitoring of progression and vital signs.

RCH Phase 2

The Phase 2 program is a physician ordered program that is covered by most insurance companies and Medicare following a cardiac event and/or procedure. Phase 2 is a closely supervised, in depth program focusing on building healthy habits and making lifestyle changes to reduce future cardiac risk. Qualifying diagnoses include:

  • A heart attack in the last 12 months
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Current stable angina (chest pain)
  • A heart valve repair or replacement
  • A coronary angioplasty (a medical procedure used to open a blocked artery) or coronary stent (a procedure used to keep an artery open)
  • A heart or heart-lung transplant
  • Stable chronic heart failure

If you believe that you qualify for Cardiac Rehab and would like more information, or if you just need help getting on the right track to personal wellness, please speak to your doctor, or contact us at (785)688-4426.

Angela Hahn, RN, Director

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