Brigham and Women’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is a medical program designed to assist you in making heart healthy lifestyle choices to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke.
If you have a heart condition, underwent a heart procedure or had a heart attack, ask your doctor about joining cardiac rehabilitation.
Under the direction of board certified Brigham and Women’s cardiologists, the staff includes cardiac nurses, physical therapists/exercise physiologists and registered dietitians.
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital's Cardiac Rehab Staff
A board-certified cardiologist oversees the program, along with our expert team of specialists which includes cardiac nurses, a physical therapist/exercise specialist and a registered dietician.
Brigham Health offers you two convenient locations:
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital in Jamaica Plain
Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center in Foxborough
Both of these programs are certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). This certification means that these programs meet or exceed national care standards.
These 10 to 11 week (twice-weekly, two-hour sessions) programs are offered on either Monday/Wednesday or Wednesday/Fridays at a variety of times to suit your schedule.
The program includes weekly monitored exercise sessions tailored to your individual needs, nutrition counseling, health education and a comprehensive stress management program that focuses on learning positive coping skills and relaxation techniques.