Cardiac Rehab

Making heart health a priority

Heart health is about more than just your heart. Blood pressure, cholesterol, family history and other factors all play important roles in keeping your heart strong. If you have questions about your heart health but aren’t quite sure where to begin, start with a heart health assessment and learn more about any risks you may have for heart-related conditions. Your journey to a stronger heart starts here.

Our non-invasive cardiology services diagnose and monitor heart disease on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Cardiac valve replacements
  • Chronic stable systolic CHF (with ejection fraction of =/< 35%)
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery (within the last 12 months)
  • Heart attack (within the last 12 months)
  • Stable angina

Services Include

  • Cardiac monitoring during exercise & detailed physical assessment
  • Education on dietary topics, medication, breathing exercises, risk factors & how to prevent cardiac disease progression
  • Education at home care exercise outside of cardiac rehab
  • Improve exercise tolerance for cardiac rehab patients
  • Cardiac stress testing
  • Echocardiogram
  • Pacemaker & automated defibrillator insertion/management

Who We Serve

  • Adults
  • Patients who are recovering from acute coronary events
  • Post myocardial infarctions including ST elevation, MI & non-ST elevated MI
  • Post cardiac catheterization with or without intervention/stents or angioplasty
  • Ischemic cardiomyopathy
  • Post heart transplant care

Our Team Includes

Cardiac Rehab Nurse * Department Director


American College of Cardiology's Chest Pain Center Accreditation
American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Wythe County Community Hospital received Chest Pain Center accreditation from the American College of Cardiology. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the best heart care treatment available. As an accredited facility, we use the newest methods and best practices in heart care to ensure that our patients receive:

  • Right care at the right time to minimize or eliminate heart damage due to heart attack
  • Timely and accurate diagnoses to reduce the disruption to your life and get you back home as soon as possible 
  • Help and communication to better understand how to respond to your heart emergencies 
  • Improved quality of life after a heart episode

Learn more about Chest Pain Awareness Link to Symptoms and EHAC information

The Emergency Department at Wythe County Community Hospital, as well as local EMS services, are staffed and prepared to respond to emergency heart attack situations. If you believe that you or a loved one may be having a heart attack, please dial 911 immediately.