Richard D. Zorowitz MD


Cardiac Rehabilitation: Exercise

Exercise is an important part of a cardiac rehabilitation program. Combining exercise with other lifestyle changes, such as eating a balanced diet and stopping smoking, reduces the risk of future heart problems. What kinds of exercise will you do? Riding a stationary bike, walking on a treadmill, and resistance training…

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is a supervised program that uses exercise, education, and support to help people recover from a heart attack, heart surgery, or other heart problems. Cardiac rehab programs are medically supervised and individually designed based on a person’s needs and overall health. Cardiac rehab may…

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Hospital Program

Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) may start while you are in the hospital. The hospital program is one part, or phase, of your cardiac rehab. This phase emphasizes exercise and education. The parts of a hospital program include: A customized exercise program, based on your medical history, clinical condition, and symptoms…