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Tampa Bay Heart Institute

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Phase I - Inpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation

Inpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation is managed by all the hospital staff involved in patient care. Services are individually tailored to each patient's particular needs.

Physical Therapists and an Exercise Physiologist help open heart surgery patient's exercise and walk. This increases strength and stamina for recovery and prepares the patient to return home.  Dietitians teach patients healthy cardiac diets. Nurses provide instructions about treatments, medications and information needed to go home. 

Phase 2 - Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehab helps patients:

  • Recover after a heart attack, open heart surgery, angioplasty, stenting and other interventions.
  • Live and cope well with heart failure.
  • Learn about heart disease treatment and medicines.   
  • Reduce the potential of additional heart problems through risk factor modification. 
  • Learn how to recognize heart symptoms and know when to seek treatment.

Phase 2 Cardiac Rehabilitation participants are scheduled three times per week for up to 36 sessions.

  • Medicare and most insurance plans pay for Phase 2 Cardiac Rehabilitation. 
  • Insurance benefits may be predetermined before participants are enrolled. 
  • A physician referral is required.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Phase 2 Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation can help people who suffer physically or emotionally from chronic lung disease. Pulmonary Rehabilitation helps the participant to:

  • Reduce the symptoms of chronic lung disease.
  • Learn breathing techniques to breathe more efficiently.
  • Take medicine and breathing treatments correctly.
  • Increase strength and endurance.
  • Reduce anxiety and depression.
  • Reduce hospitalizations.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation participants are scheduled two times per week for up to 24 sessions.

  • Medicare and most insurance plans pay for Phase 2 Pulmonary Rehabilitation. 
  • Insurance benefits may be predetermined before participants are enrolled. 
  • A physician referral is required.

Location

Medical Office Plaza
6006 49th Street North, Suite 110
St. Petersburg,  FL  33709
Phone:  727-521-5122

The building is on the north side of the hospital campus.

For more information about the Tampa Bay Heart Institute, please contact us at:

1-888-598-9586

Our patients have access to an experienced team of physicians, nurses, clinicians and rehabilitation specialists.
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