Mile Bluff Medical Center
1050 Division Street | Mauston, WI 53948 | 608-847-6161
Cardiac rehabilitation provides monitored exercise, education and support to individuals following heart attacks, heart surgery and/or other cardiac procedures, or patients with heart failure. Staff members work closely with primary care providers and cardiac specialists to meet the needs of patients. Cardiac rehabilitation sessions generally meet three times a week for up to 36 sessions. During that time, participants benefit from individual assessment and cardiac monitoring at each session. There is ongoing communication between all members of the team - both routinely and when concerns arise - to assure patients are on their way to recovery.The cardiac rehabilitation team provides counseling, education, and support to participants and their loved ones as they make lifestyle changes to modify their risk factors for heart disease. This may include assistance with: -managing stress -getting blood pressure under control -losing weight -quitting smoking -controlling diabetes -starting an exercise program -making informed nutrition choicesMile Bluff's program has met the standards and has been awarded certification through the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. For more information about Cardiac Rehabilitation at Mile Bluff, call 608-847-1845.