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Cardiac rehabilitation

Take an extra step toward better heart health

Your path to recovery and better health is smoother when you have an experienced team to guide you after a heart attack, heart surgery or a diagnosis of angina. Our cardiac rehabilitation program gives you the attention and care you need to reduce your risk of future illness and get back to your life with family and friends.

As a participant in our program, you receive services that are certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Your care team will help you build strength and change habits that put you at risk. Depending on your medical needs, you can get coaching and guidance on nutrition, exercise and skills for heart-healthy living.

Do I need to participate?

Cardiac rehab can help if you:

  • Have had a diagnosis of heart disease or angina
  • Are recovering from
    • A heart attack
    • Bypass surgery
    • Angioplasty
    • Heart valve repair or replacement
    • Cardiac transplant
    • Congestive heart failure
  • Want to improve your quality of life

What could I gain from participating?

A commitment to cardiac rehabilitation can help you:

  • Build strength
  • Lower blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Reduce risk of future illness
  • Increase tolerance to stress
  • Improve your health and quality of life
  • Build confidence

Where and when is it available?

Location

At Novant Health UVA Health System, helping our communities stay healthy and informed is a mission we work hard toward every day.

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit is located at:
8700 Sudley Road
Medical Building 1
Manassas, VA 20110

Hours

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Questions? Please call our office at 703-336-8474

Additional resources

AACVPR patient resources

Get tips from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) on topics such as weight loss, smoking cessation and more.

American Heart Association tips

Learn how cardiac rehabilitation has helped others and how it could impact your life.

American Diabetes Association guides

Find eating guides and exercises to help you embrace healthier habits.