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.