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Cardiac programs

Fit for Life

Fit for Life, offered by Iredell Health System's Cardiopulmonary Rehab team, is a program for people with a medical condition who need a healthcare professional with them while they exercise.

You can be referred by a physician, join the program on your own, or enter after participation in a previous program (diabetes education, cardiac rehab, SET, pulmonary rehab or corporate wellness).

Personal goals:

  • Risk factor management.
  • Lifestyle modification.
  • Exercise in a medically supervised environment.

Program cost is $54.10 per month and includes the following:

  • Use of exercise classes and equipment at scheduled times.
  • Individualized assessment.
  • Modified stress test.
  • Exercise prescription.
  • Health history and assessment, risk factor management, stress management.
  • BP, heart rate and oxygen saturation monitoring.
  • Participation in weight training, patient education and relaxation.
  • Nutrition, psychosocial consults if requested.
  • Body weight and body composition measurements and calculations as requested.
  • Reassessment after one year in program or upon exit of program.
  • Personal health coach.

Schedule

Monday through Thursday
7 - 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 - 3 p.m.
The gym is closed noon - 1 p.m.

Location

Outpatient Services Building
739 Hartness Road
Iredell Memorial Hospital Campus
704.878.4558

Heart Matters cardiac support group

Education and support for cardiac patients and families.

Schedule:

2nd Wednesday of each month
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Community Classroom
Iredell Memorial Hospital Campus
Outpatient Services Building
739 Hartness Road, Statesville

For more information, call 704.878.4558.

Supervised exercise for PAD

This is a medically supervised exercise program for people with intermittent claudication and peripheral artery disease (PAD). A physician's referral is required.

Program includes:

  • Therapeutic exercise training.
  • Educational management of peripheral artery disease.
  • Risk factor education and management.
  • Strategies to improve activities of daily living.
  • Psychological counseling and/or group support.
  • Tobacco cessation.
  • Nutritional counseling.

Class schedule:

You will be attending exercise class 3 days a week for 12 weeks (36 sessions). Once you choose a class, those class days and times are reserved for you.

Monday/Wednesday/Thursday
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before your class begins.

Better Breathers Club

A support group for people living with pulmonary disease.

Meets the 3rd Monday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Iredell Health System's Outpatient Services Building community classroom, 739 Hartness Road, Statesville.

No reservations needed.