Working together, Saint Joseph Hospital and National Jewish Health offer one of the regions’ only Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation program for patients with heart disease. Based on Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™, the comprehensive program and approach are scientifically proven to reverse heart disease, having demonstrated significant improvement in patients for more than 35 years.
Intensive cardiac rehabilitation can halt coronary disease progression, as well as help control blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol while improving mood and improving exercise capacity. With our team of experts helping you achieve your goals, better health is only a few weeks away.
2022 Patient Outcomes and Program Highlights:
Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation is a 9-week program made up of 4-hour weekly sessions, a total of 72 hours over just 2 months. The sessions are conducted in small groups and facilitated by a team of certified and trained staff who reinforce four dimensions of lifestyle change; exercise, nutrition, stress management and group support.
Services and Team of Experts
Program Candidates and Indications
The Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation accepts patients with physician referral with indications that include:
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