Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac rehab services

At Lovelace Medical Center’s Heart Hospital of New Mexico, we are committed to being there for you at every point of your healing process. That’s why we offer both in-patient and out-patient heart rehabilitation for you and your loved ones. Our cardiac rehab programs include customized exercise instruction, stress management, medications, and other treatments. No matter your needs, we’re prepared to help your heart grow strong again. Our cardiologists are ready to speak with you about your heart's health, and help you make a plan for your long term wellness.

Please note that a physician’s order is required to schedule an appointment with one of our cardiovascular rehabilitation specialists. Once you have obtained a referral, you can schedule an appointment by calling 505.841.1000.

Our inpatient cardiac rehabilitation services

Assisting our patients in their recovery process is our top priority. After a procedure or treatment at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center, you may require inpatient rehabilitation. We provide a variety of heart rehab services at the Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, including:

  • 24/7 physician oversight
  • Dietary consultations
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy

If required, your doctor may send an order and a clinical liaison from Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital to come to your room for a consultation. Learn more about our rehab services.

Our outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program

As part of our comprehensive cardiac care program, Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has teamed up with the New Mexico Heart Institute Foundation to provide outpatient therapy and rehabilitation to our cardiology patients. The New Heart Center for Wellness, Fitness, and Cardiac Rehabilitation helps our patients along the path to long-term recovery.

The New Heart Center offers access to several cardiac rehab programs. Each program is based on specific heart conditions and will be tailored to your individual needs. Our programs include:

  • Customized exercise instruction
  • Diet management
  • Focus on risk reduction
  • Medication management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress management

The New Heart Center is staffed by skilled exercise physiologists who will help individuals develop lifetime habits for good health. We also have a dietician on hand for those who are interested in developing better eating habits.

Should your physician order rehabilitative care for your heart condition, rest assured that our team will work closely with you to schedule a consultation and find the best rehabilitation program for your needs.