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Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac Rehab With the Area’s Cardiovascular Care Leader

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute is the leading provider of cardiovascular care in  Louisville and Southern Indiana. Our expertise goes beyond your initial treatment to provide lifelong follow-up care and cardiac rehab.

Our specialists have the experience, expertise and easy access you’d expect from Louisville’s leader.

Our cardiac rehab providers are leaders in developing and applying innovative techniques that can help you recover and resume your life.

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute offers comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation programs. We provide one-on-one attention every step of the way and work collaboratively with cardiovascular specialists to set measurable, attainable, physician-directed goals.

The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation certifies our three adult cardiac rehab locations:

  • Norton Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center – Audubon, (502) 635-2121
  • Norton Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center – Springs, (502) 891-8500
  • Norton Cardiac Rehabilitation Center – Dixie, (502) 891-8551

Advancing Cardiac Rehab Care With Evidence

We manage your care based on evidence-based guidelines, and we help you develop short-term and long-term goals.

We design your cardiac rehab plan to help you recover from a heart attack, heart failure, stent or heart surgery. Our cardiac rehabilitation specialists guide you on lifestyle changes for a healthier future. Our cardiac rehab team provides practical and emotional support for you and your entire family as you resume your life.

The cardiac rehabilitation program includes up to 36 monitored exercise sessions held three times per week. During these sessions your heart rate and rhythm, as well as blood pressure, are monitored. The educational component of the program also encourages healthy lifestyle changes by helping you better understand your cardiovascular system.

Benefits of Cardiac Rehab

  • Increased work capacity and cardiovascular fitness
  • Improved flexibility and range of motion
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Better glucose control
  • Improved cholesterol profiles
  • Healthy body weight
  • Improved circulation
  • Reduced stress
  • Improved emotional well-being
  • Knowledge of heart disease, risk factor modification and exercise

After you finish the formal program, you can participate in our maintenance program for a nominal monthly fee. There you will exercise under our supervision and enjoy the freedom to work at your own pace with others..

We bill Medicare and private insurance for the formal rehabilitation part of the program, but patients are encouraged to contact their provider before making any appointments.

Heart and Vascular Care for the Whole Person

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute offers patient resources to support you and your family, including free classes for people of all ages who are seeking to improve cardiovascular health or living with a heart condition.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Our cardiac rehabilitation providers are leaders in developing and applying innovative techniques that can help you recover and resume your life.

Connecting Hearts Support Group

The group provides education and support to individuals who have had a heart attack, are living with a heart condition or are at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Heart Health Screenings

Prevention is the best way to manage heart disease, and screenings are available to detect early signs of cardiac and vascular disease and identify risk factors.

About Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

About 250,000 people a year in Louisville and Southern Indiana choose Norton Heart & Vascular Institute to treat their heart and vascular conditions. That’s more than any other provider in the area.

  • All four of Norton Healthcare’s adult acute-care hospitals are accredited by the American College of Cardiology’s Accreditation Services as Chest Pain Centers, with the highest accreditation level possible for facilities able to treat heart attacks.
  • We have more than 50 board-certified cardiovascular physicians and 35 advanced practice providers. Through training and years of experience, they specialize in areas such as cardiologyinterventional cardiologycardiothoracic surgerythoracic surgery, electrophysiologyadvanced heart failureand vascular surgery.
  • We offer same-day appointments for new patients.
  • We have 27 locations in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Telecardiology is offered at more than 30 clinical sites in the region.
  • Norton Healthcare has four adult-service cardiac catheterization labs, with 14 state-of-the-art rooms. Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital and Norton Hospital have received the highest level of cardiac catheterization accreditation from the American College of Cardiology — offering lifesaving, minimally invasive procedures for diagnosis and treatment.
  • Our cardiothoracic surgeons and electrophysiologists have more experience than any provider in the area performing hybrid ablation for atrial fibrillation (A-fib). This innovative treatment also can help patients who have had persistent A-fib for more than a year that hasn’t responded to other treatments.
  • Norton Healthcare is the only health care system in Kentucky to receive the prestigious Mission: Lifeline Regional Trailblazer Award from the American Heart Association for being an innovator in creating a system of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) heart attacks — the most severe type of heart attack.
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