Copley Hospital Rehabilitation Services
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Mornings
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 1st floor, near link to Health Center Building
528 Washington Highway
Morrisville, VT 05661
Recent scientific studies have shown that people who complete a cardiac rehabilitation program can increase their life expectancy by up to five years.
Video: What is Cardiac Rehab?
Improve Your Quality of Life
Copley Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program can help improve your quality of life and help you reach a higher level of functioning. You’ll exercise and learn new skills to better manage your condition.
What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?
- An individualized and personalized treatment plan, including evaluation and instruction on physical activity, nutrition, stress management, and other health related areas.
- An important part of the treatment of your specific heart problem. If you have one of the following diagnoses, you may be eligible to participate:
- Heart Attack
- Coronary artery angioplasty or stents
- Open heart surgery such as coronary bypass or valve surgery
- Heart failure
- Heart transplantation
Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Improve your quality of life and lessen your chances for another heart attack
- Control heart disease symptoms such as chest pain or shortness of breath
- Slow down or limit 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
Cardiac Rehabilitation Offers
- Assessment of your personal risk factors for heart and blood vessel disease
- Education and support to make healthy lifestyle changes such as:
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Heart healthy eating
- Avoiding tobacco and environmental smoke
- Beginning and maintaining a personalized exercise plan that works for you
- Monitoring and better control of:
- Blood pressure
- Stress assessment and guidance
- Diabetes/Blood Sugars
- Improved communication with your doctor and other healthcare providers about your progress following your cardiac event
- Opportunity to meet and share stories with other patients like you
To Get Started
We require a referral from your cardiologist or primary care physician with a qualifying diagnosis.
We will schedule an initial evaluation with you during which we will determine a baseline level of function and work with you to develop your personal goals and work plan.
We ask that you quit smoking before beginning the program.
You may also be interested in
- Copley’s Cardiology program
- Copley’s Pulmonology program
- Copley’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation program
- American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation