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Recover after a heart attack or heart surgery by taking advantage of cardiac rehabilitation through UNC REX Healthcare. You’ll benefit from supervised exercise, health education, peer support and one-on-one counseling that provide the tools you need to enjoy a full, productive life.

What to Expect From Rehabilitation

Join fellow patients for hour-long rehabilitation sessions three times a week for three months. Medical professionals will help you develop an exercise regimen, set fitness goals, and monitor your vital signs to protect your health.

Your personalized cardiac rehabilitation program is designed to help you:

  • Reduce the risk of future heart problems
  • Increase strength, energy and overall wellness 
  • Decrease stress 
  • Improve your sense of control over your well-being
  • Learn how to achieve a healthy lifestyle

After completing rehabilitation, ask your care team about enrolling in the REX Cardiac Maintenance program to stay fit long-term.

Contact your physician directly for a referral. If you’re interested in learning more about the cardiac rehabilitation at UNC REX, call 919-784-3756.

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