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Cardiac Rehab

Reduce Your Risk

We believe our program is life-changing! National statistics report that patients who complete Cardiac Rehab programs drastically reduce risk:
  • 47% lower risk of death
  • 31% lower risk of heart attack
We are confident our CR program will help you decrease the chance of re-hospitalization following a cardiac event. It will help your heart recover and help prevent future cardiac events.

Leading Symptoms

George C. Grape Community Hospital is very proud to offer CR services to our community. Patients referred to our program are often diagnosed with one of these factors:
  • Acute MI within the last 12 months
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Current Stable Angina
  • Heart Valve Repair or Replacement
  • PTCA (Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty)
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Heart or Lung Transplant
  • Stable/Chronic Heart Failure with an EF < 35%

Meet Our Team Leader

Jami Ostberg, RN
Jami is our Cardiac Rehab Coordinator. She uses her extensive nursing experience to fill this role. She loves interacting with her patients and watching them make positive changes in their health. Her work is a natural complement to services provided by our Cardiology Specialists.

Specialized Treatment

Our focus in Cardiac Rehab is to craft a specialized exercise session just for you. Every patient is unique. Every condition is different. Accordingly, the CR treatment plan we create for you is highly specialized to meet your needs.

We love watching our patients make improvements with these plans. Many of them experience an increase in physical ability, improved blood pressure, and an overall sense of positive healthy behavior.

Need some more reasons to start?

If you or a loved one is on the fence about starting Cardiac Rehab, try this advice from Melinda:

"Come to ONE session and see what is involved."

We believe Melinda is right. She is exceptional at creating an exercise program specific to your abilities and needs. She also points out that patients who complete our CR Program experience many benefits including:

  • Ongoing risk factor assessments
  • Monitored personalized exercise plans
  • Psychosocial/stress assessments
  • Educational support sessions
  • Social interaction/support
  • Consistent Provider interaction

BONUS: Rehabilitation Gym Membership

By booking your CR Program with us, you will have free access to our Rehabilitation Gym during your treatment plan. It is accessible 24 hours/day with keycard security. After your treatment, there are affordable membership plans available. Follow this link for more information:

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Cardiac Rehab Hours:

  • Mon - Wed - Fri
  • 8:00 am - 12:00 noon
  • Flexible Scheduling Available

What to Bring:

  • Insurance Cards
  • Driver's/State ID
  • Current Med List

Contact Information

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