Cardiovascular Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation
The University of Toledo Medical Center’s (UTMC) cardiovascular rehabilitation staff will help you make lifestyle changes that can lead to a stronger and healthier heart.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is cardiovascular rehabilitation? Cardiovascular rehabilitation teaches you how to be more physically active and make lifestyle changes that can lead to a stronger heart and better health. Cardiovascular rehabilitation can help you feel better and reduce your risk of future heart problems.

Who is recommended for cardiovascular rehabilitation? Cardiovascular rehabilitation is recommended for patients who have:

How long is the cardiovascular rehabilitation program? The program generally runs three times a week, for twelve weeks.

Do I have to attend every session? Yes. To gain the most benefit from this program, it is crucial to attend all sessions. The program consists of three sessions per week for about 12 weeks.

What should I wear during cardiovascular rehabilitation? We suggest wearing clothing and closed toe shoes that will be comfortable.

Will my health insurance cover the cost of cardiovascular rehabilitation? Medicare and most health insurance companies provide benefits for cardiovascular rehabilitation. Please contact your medicare or health insurance provider for further information.

What lifestyle changes can I expect after I undergo cardiovascular rehabilitation? Patients who undergo multi-disciplinary cardiovascular rehabilitation have a 30-50 percent reduction in death from heart disease as compared to patients who do not undergo cardiovascular rehabilitation. Their ability to live full, satisfying lives is also greatly enhanced.

Is the cardiovascular rehabilitation staff certified? UTMC's cardiovascular rehabilitation is staffed by professionals certified by the American College of Sports Medicine.

Who is included on the cardiovascular rehabilitation medical care team? Physicians, nurses, dieticians, and exercise physiologists.

Where is the cardiovascular rehabilitation performed?  Cardiovascular rehabilitation takes place in the Morse Center, a 20,000 square foot fitness facility on the UTMC campus.

Make an Appointment

419.383.5378

Directions & Parking
  • Health Science Campus
  • Dowling Hall
  • Morse Center, 3rd Floor - 1125 Hospital Drive, Toledo, OH 43614
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Last Updated: 7/16/18