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Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs

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At Hunt Regional, we work closely with you to design a cardiac rehabilitation program that best fits your specific needs. Through both inpatient and outpatient care at the Mary Rich-Lynch Cardiac Rehabilitation Center,  we ensure that you have the care you need while recovering from a cardiac event. 

Cardiac Rehab Eligibility

Enrollment in our comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program begins with a referral by your physician. You are eligible for cardiac rehabilitation with Hunt Regional if you have or have had the following procedures or conditions:
  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Coronary-prone individuals
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Myocardial disease with history of congestive heart failure
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease
  • Angina pectoris (chest pain)
  • An abnormal stress test
  • Angioplasty or artherectomy
  • Pacemaker or AICD
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Heart transplant

Inpatient and Outpatient Care

At Hunt Regional Healthcare, we offer both inpatient and outpatient care to ensure your cardiac rehabilitation needs are met. Following your cardiac event, our physical therapy team will assist you with the early recovery process in an inpatient setting.  

Upon referral from your cardiologist to our cardiac rehabilitation center, our team will begin your outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program. We perform an individual clinicalPatient receiving a cardiac test evaluation in order to best design a program to fit your particular needs. Our outpatient program includes up to 12 weeks of physician-supervised exercise sessions which we supplement with information that will help you adapt to a new, healthier lifestyle in order to make lasting changes in your cardiac health.

Please note that both are reimbursable health services and the hospital will file with your insurance company.

Maintenance Rehabilitation

Following the 12-week outpatient treatment, Hunt Regional Medical Center offers a low-cost maintenance program to make sure you stay on the right path in your cardiac rehabilitation. This self-directed program is supervised by a registered nurse and includes a monthly EKG rhythm analysis and blood pressure check as well as a quarterly body fat analysis.

Respiratory Therapy Rehabilitation

Respiratory therapy can help those with conditions affecting both the heart and lungs, such as asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other cardiopulmonary disorders. This specific type of rehab is designed to alleviate respiratory symptoms, optimize daily functions and activities, and improve any disability from chronic respiratory disease.

Learn more about Respiratory Therapy at Hunt Regional

For more information about any of our cardiac rehabilitation programs or if you have questions, please call 903-408-5050 or visit our Cardiology FAQ page.