Heart Care

Cardiac Rehab

Frederick Health Cardiac Rehab is an outpatient hospital-based program specifically designed for patients who have experienced a recent cardiac event. Participants use individualized exercise plans to improve cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility. Our professional clinical exercise staff monitors each participant's blood pressure, heart rate and the heart's response to activity. In addition to exercise, educational lectures are offered with topics such as risk factor reduction for heart disease, eating for a healthier heart, the benefits of exercise and stress management.

Who is a Candidate for Cardiac Rehab?

If you have experienced any of the following cardiac events within the past year, you may be a candidate for cardiac rehabilitation:

  • Heart Attack
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Angioplasty
  • Stable Angina
  • Heart Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Heart Failure

Most major insurances companies cover cardiac rehabilitation services. Frederick Health will verify your insurance coverage prior to starting the program.

Benefits to Your Health:

  • Reduce your risk for heart disease
  • Learn the most up-to-date health information
  • Discover how to exercise safely
  • Improve movement and flexibility
  • Gain muscle strength
  • Lose body fat
  • Promote physical and psychological well-being
  • Meet others who share your common experiences and challenges

About the Staff

Our degreed exercise physiologists and registered nurses work collaboratively with your physician and the Frederick Health Support Team to respond to any crisis situation while you are in our facility. We are committed to providing you with personalized care in a safe, friendly and private setting. Our professional clinical exercise staff monitors your blood pressure, heart rate and your heart's response to activity.

Enrolling in Our Program

Please discuss this program with your physician. Call 240-566-3229 if you are interested in starting the program, want to schedule a tour, or need more information. Hours of operation are Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 7am-4pm.

After Frederick Health Cardiac Rehab

ProMotion Fitness is a medically supervised exercise program appropriate for cardiac rehabilitation patients after they have completed their monitored exercise sessions and education. In addition to patients who have graduated from cardiac rehabilitation, this program caters to patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol, heart disease, cancer, weight issues, arthritis, lung disease, circulatory problems and a variety of other health concerns.

Please call 240-215-1470 for more information on ProMotion Fitness.