Welcome to the Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center: HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley
The Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center at HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley is located right in the heart of the Pascack Valley. The facility has state of the art equipment and includes a brand new indoor walking track and landscaped outdoor walking path. The program is tailored to meet the patient’s individual needs and goals supporting patients through the different stages of heart disease. Our program promotes heart health and healthy lifestyle changes through supervised exercise and education. Education, including maintaining a healthy weight, heart healthy eating and better monitoring of lipids and cholesterol will get you on track to help you focus on your heart health. Our center also offers you the opportunity to connect with, meet and share stories with other patients like you.
What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?
Each patient who participates in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program will receive an individualized and personalized treatment plan including evaluation and instruction on physical activity, nutrition and stress management.
If you have one of the following diagnoses you may be eligible to participate:
*Coronary artery angioplasty or stents
*Open heart surgery such as coronary bypass or valve surgery.
Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation include:
*Live longer and lessen your chances for heart health issues.
*Control heart disease symptoms such as chest pain or shortness of breath.
*Stop or reverse damage to your blood vessels in your heart.
*Lessen the physical and emotional effects of heart disease.
*Improve your stamina and strength, getting you back to your usual activities, including work, hobbies and regular exercise.
*Improve your confidence and overall well-being.
What is Pulmonary Rehabilitation?
Pulmonary Rehabilitation helps you to improve your quality of life. Although Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) can’t cure your lung disease, it can help you make the most of the lung function you have.
Pulmonary rehabilitation is a service that is designed for those who experience lung problems such as:
*Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
*Interstitial lung disease
*Lung Cancer and lung cancer surgery
*Lung volume reduction surgery before and after lung transplantation.
Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation include:
*Decrease symptoms of your disease or condition
*Increased ability to function better in your daily life
*Increased ability to exercise
*Decreased symptoms and better management of anxiety and depression
HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley
250 Old Hook Road
Westwood, NJ 07675
To make an appointment please call (201) 781-1450.
Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the HackensackUMC Cardiac & Pulmonary pamphlet and I give them full credit for the information. Please call the above numbers for more information on the program.