Cardiac Rehabilitation

 

  Tina Haithcock, Cardiac Rehabilitation Manager, gives an overview of the program.

 

 

 

 

What is Cardiac Rehab?

Cardiac Rehab (Phase II) at Bradley Wellness Center is a 12-week medically supervised for the recovering cardiac patient. It is the next phase in feeling healthier and returning to a full and productive life. The program includes monitored exercises, educational sessions, dietary consults, and behavioral change interventions. The goal of this program is to equip the patient with the necessary tools to be able to make the appropriate choices and changes to help increase his/her physical, mental, and emotional .

Cardiac Rehab Facility at BWCWho is Eligible for Cardiac Rehab?

The program is designed to assist cardiac patients and their families with the following conditions:

Heart Attack
Heart Surgery (by-pass, valve replacement)
Stent Placement
Congestive Heart Failure
Angina (current)
Angioplasty
Heart Transplant
Medicare and most insurance plans will cover the cost of cardiac rehab. Prospective patients should contact their insurance company for coverage information.

 

 

 

 

 

Meet Our Team

Hamilton’s Cardiac Team consists of physicians, a registered nurse, exercise physiologists, and a registered dietician who work together to provide specialized services including exercise prescriptions, dietary consults, and education on various health topics for the patient and their family. How do I enroll? A physician’s referral is required for both Cardiac Rehab and the PREP program. Hamilton’s staff will work with you and your physician to determine the appropriate program for you. After receiving the physician’s referral the staff will contact you to set an appointment for an initial assessment. Upon completion, the program is ready to begin. Please contact our office at (706) 272-6574 for more information.

 

 

 

Tina Haithcock
Manager, Cardiac Rehabilitation
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Physiology, UT – Chattanooga
American College of Sports Medicine – Certified
Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Certified
Basic Life Support – Certified
Employed with HHCS since 1999

 

 

Debbie Duckett
Registered Nurse
Associate of Science, Nursing, Dalton State College
Bachelor of Science, Nursing, West Georgia College
Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Certified
Basic Life Support – Certified
Employed with HHCS since 1984

 

 

Christy Houston
Clinical Services Secretary
Bachelor of Science, Community Health, Georgia College and State University
Basic Life Support – Certified
Employed with HHCS since 2001

 

 

 

Erica Fleming
Registered Dietitian
Bachelor of Science, Nutrition, Jacksonville State University
Dietetics Association – Registered
State Licensed – Georgia
Basic Life Support – Certified
Employed with HHCS since 2005

 

 

Jessica Boling
Exercise Physiologist
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Georgia State University
Master of Science in Health and Human Performance,  of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Basic Life Support-Certified
Advanced Life Support-Certified
Employed with HHCS since 2011

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