Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center at Pascack Valley Medical Center is a state-of-the-art facility located right in the heart of the Pascack Valley. To schedule an appointment or to learn more please call 201-781-1450.

The program is tailored to meet the patient’s individual needs and goals and support patients with different stages of heart disease. Our program promotes heart health and healthy lifestyle changes through supervised exercise and education including maintaining a healthy weight, heart healthy eating, and better monitoring of lipids and cholesterol to get you on track to help you focus on your heart health. Our center also offers you the opportunity to connect with, meet and share stories with other patients like you.

What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Each patient who participates in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program will receive an individualized and personalized treatment plan, including evaluation and instruction on physical activity, nutrition, and stress management.

If you have one of the following diagnoses you may be eligible to participate:

  • Coronary artery angioplasty or stents
  • Open heart surgery such as coronary bypass or valve surgery
  • Heart transplantation
  • Heart Attack
  • Angina
  • Heart Failure

Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation include:

  • Live longer and lessen your chances for another heart attack
  • Control heart disease symptoms such as chest pain or shortness of breath
  • Stop or reverse damage to your blood vessels in your heart
  • Lessen the physical and emotional effects of heart disease
  • Improve your stamina and strength, getting you back to your usual activities, including work, hobbies, and regular exercise
  • Improve your confidence and well-being

What is Pulmonary Rehabilitation?

Pulmonary Rehabilitation helps you to improve your quality of life. Although Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) can't cure your lung disease, it can help you make the most of the limited lung function you have.

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a service that is designed for those who experience lung problems such as:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer and lung cancer surgery
  • Lung volume reduction surgery before and after lung transplantation

Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation include:

  • Decrease the symptoms of your disease or condition
  • Ability to function better in your daily life
  • Increased ability to exercise
  • Decreased symptoms and better management of anxiety and depression