Cardiac Rehabilitation is provided by cardio respiratory therapists to enhance and maintain cardiovascular health. This Cardiac Rehabilitation program includes exercise testing, education on heart healthy living and counseling to reduce stress and help the patient to return to an active life. Cardiac Rehabilitation is indicated in post Bypass surgery, Angioplasty, Myocardial Infarction, Valve replacement surgery and Peripheral Vascular Diseases.
Cardiac Rehabilitation is a customized exercise program based on functional testing which includes the following stages -:
PHASE I - In-patient RehabStarts immediately when the patient is admitted in the hospital for the surgery.
PHASE II - Out-patient Rehab - Post suture removal and after discharge from hospital.
PHASE III - Out -patient Rehab- Custom made for the patient to attain previous level of fitness.
Equipments used for Cardiac Rehabilitation at Lilavati Hospital include high end medical equipments like Run excite med (Treadmill), bike excite med (cycle) and cross trainer. It is a supervised exercise program using telemetry ECG System and polar heart belt for monitoring vital parameters ensuring patient safety.