Cardiovascular rehabilitation today occupies a key position in the management of cardiac patients, coronary heart patients after an infarction, patients who have undergone revascularization by angioplasty or surgery, heart failure patients, patients operated on for valve damage or who have undergone a transplant. cardiac. The management of maladaptation to stress, encountered in neurological, orthopedic and trauma patients, among others, are also the targets of this management.
Cardiovascular rehabilitation takes place as part of a structured, outpatient or hospital program lasting several weeks, but it is no longer limited to simple muscular re-training in e ff ort as part of a comprehensive approach to help patients. patients to change their lifestyle and improve treatment adherence. It combines a comprehensive and multidisciplinary care of the patient, his disease and co-morbidities. Cardiovascular rehabilitation has short and long term goals:
Short-term goals are subsequent physical recovery, psychological support for resuming usual physical activity after a distressing cardiac event, patient and family education about treatment and disease progression .
The long-term goals are the prevention of recurrence and illegitimate re-hospitalization, the implementation of therapeutic education to prevent or treat the development of atherosclerosis, social and professional reintegration, and ultimately the improvement of quality of life.
Our team
Our team is made up of:
-A cardiologist specializing in cardiovascular rehabilitation
-A nurse trained in cardiovascular care
-A team of physiotherapists trained in cardiovascular rehabilitation