Leading You Toward Better Heart Health

Who Benefits from Cardiac Rehab?

Cardiac Rehab at WVU Medicine Thomas Hospitals provides education and counseling services to help heart patients increase physical fitness, reduce cardiac symptoms, improve health and reduce the risk of future heart problems.

Patients who can benefit from a Cardiac Rehab program include those who have experienced:

  • Heart failure
  • Heart attack
  • Heart surgery
  • Coronary angioplasty
  • ICD fitting

Why is Cardiac Rehab important?

Regular physical activity helps your heart and the rest of your body get stronger and work better. It also reduces your chances of future heart problems, including heart attack.

Your Cardiac Rehab Plan of Care

The Cardiac Rehab team at WVU Thomas Hospitals will communicate with and create a tailored plan, customized for your needs and conditions in collaboration with your primary care physician or cardiologist. Elements of your plan will include:

  • Heart monitoring with an EKG
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Monitored exercise program
  • Dietary counseling
  • Stress management

Free Parking and Flexible Appointment Times Available.


WVU Medicine Thomas Memorial Hospital
4605 MacCorkle Avenue | South Charleston, WV 25309