Advanced cardiac rehabilitation for heart and lung health
If you have experienced a cardiac event, such as a heart attack, or have been diagnosed with a lung disorder, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano offers cardiac rehabilitation services that can help you return to daily life.
Our programs feature a multidisciplinary team of professionals, including nurses, exercise physiologists, dietitians and chaplains, working together to coordinate care—at your pace.
Cardiac rehabilitation in Plano
We offer a six- to 12-week, three-phase cardiac rehabilitation program near you that is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
Our program is designed to help you understand your condition and how you can prevent future problems through education and exercise.
Our cardiac rehabilitation program is recommended for those who've had:
- Heart attack
- Valve repair/replacement surgery
- Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)
- Coronary angioplasty
- Coronary stenting
- Coronary artery disease
- Heart failure
Our eight- to 10-week pulmonary rehabilitation course provides individualized education about your lung condition, exercise training, management techniques for your lung condition, techniques for conserving energy, breathing strategies, and counseling or group support.
The pulmonary rehabilitation program is recommended for those who have:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Chronic bronchitis
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Chronic asthma
- Cystic fibrosis
- Upcoming lung surgery
Wellness and prevention programs
We offer a free half-day education workshop to the public called Leap for Life®, which covers risk factor modification, exercise, diet and nutrition, stress management, medications and more.
Our Safe Start program, which is a modified version of our standard cardiac rehabilitation program, is designed for patients who may not qualify for or whose insurance may not cover phase II cardiac rehabilitation. Safe Start allows guests to receive the benefits of a cardiac rehabilitation program in a shortened, self-pay format.