Norman Heart and Vascular Associates (Norman)

Rehab

Cardiac Rehabilitation

The Healthplex Heart Hospital's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is one of the few programs in Oklahoma that has achieved certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). This honor is awarded to programs that demonstrate the highest standards of care and positive outcomes for their patients.

Our program is a comprehensive four-phase service focused on helping participants achieve their optimal level of health and wellness after experiencing a cardiac episode:

  • Phase I Inpatient phase at the Healthplex Heart Hospital
  • Phase II Outpatient phase at The Heart Plaza
  • Phase III Maintenance phase at The Heart Plaza
  • Phase IV Independent phase at The Health Club

With the professional expertise of our physicians, nurses, exercise specialists, dieticians and pharmacists, program participants will learn how to:

  • Exercise within safe limits
  • Increase energy and endurance
  • Understand heart disease
  • Modify risk factors
  • Understand medications
  • Control high blood pressure
  • Develop healthy eating habits
  • Lose weight
  • Lower Cholesterol
  • Improve diabetes
  • Manage stress
  • Quit smoking

Medicare and most private insurers cover cardiac rehab. If you have experienced any of the following events, you qualify:

  • Current stable angina pectoris (chest pain)
  • Acute myocardial infarction (MI) – within preceding 12 months
  • Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Coronary stent placement
  • Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
  • Heart valve repair/replacement
  • Heart or heart-lung transplant
  • Chronic heart failure (CHF)

It is our passion and privlege to help improve your health and well-being.

Testimonials

"These professionals are awesome! The staff eased my anxiety and really helped me through the entire program. I believe their care and attention was a critical factor in repairing my heart damage." Bill H., Norman OK

"Everyone was so friendly, caring and interested in my well-being. They made each visit a very good experience." John C., Moore OK

"All the staff display an admirable commitment to helping patients achieve their best possible progress. Keep up the great work and Thank You!" Jan E., Noble, OK

Information Links

Download Health and Wellness Seminar flier (PDF)

Click here to read what the American Heart Association says about cardiac rehab

Click here to read about Medicare coverage for cardiac rehab

For more information, please contact our Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Program at (405) 307-1728.