Exercise Therapy for Heart Disease Patients in Ronkonkoma


Are you concerned about working out because of heart disease? In reality, exercise is extremely beneficial for you. Sitting around doing nothing won't help, but increasing your amount of exercise will actually help you recover faster and improve heart functions. Some of the benefits include:

  • Lowering blood pressure

  • Strengthening your heart

  • Helps with weight loss

  • Helps with stress

  • Boosts your mood

  • Helps you sleep better

Before you start exercising be sure to contact United Rehab Physical Therapy located in Ronkonkoma and don't be afraid to ask questions! You can ask the following questions:

  1. How much exercise can I do each day?

  2. How often can I exercise?

  3. What activities should I do? Which activities should I avoid?

  4. Should I not take my medications close to exercising?

  5. Should I take my pulse while exercising?

  6. Are there any warning signs I should take into consideration?

All of these questions asked will make you feel more comfortable and help you to jump into exercise therapy! Even if you start out with just walking, it's a step and that's all that matters! Little by little, make your workouts longer and slowly raise your level of activity.

Use these helpful tips to have a great workout and increase your heart healthy lifestyle!

  • Wait an hour after eating a meal before exercising.

  • Warm up. Start slow!

  • Make sure you cool down once you finished.

  • Make sure you stay hydrated at all times!

If you're not feeling that great exercising here are some things you should watch out for:

  • Chest pain

  • Weakness

  • Dizziness

  • Pressure or pain in your chest, neck, arm, jaw, or shoulder

Contact United Rehab Physical therapy today so they can help boost your heart health with their professional advice and exercising therapy when involving exercising! They are located in Ronkonkoma along with a few other locations! Be sure to contact them today with any questions or concerns!

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With  four convinient locations in Ronkonkoma, Hauppauge,  Farmingville, Shirley United Rehab Physical Therapy offers personalized Physical Therapy, Post Surgical Rehabilitation, Spinal Decompression & Spinal Rehabilitation, Massage Therapy, Home Visits  services with One on One care and Hands on Therapy services to the following areas in Suffolk  County, New York: Ronkonkoma, Bohemia, Sayville, Islandia, Central Islip, Islandia, East Islip, Islip Terrace, Oakdale, Hauppauge, Nesconset, Smithtown, Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, Holtsville, Medford, Farmingville, Selden, Centerreach, Patchogue, Medford, Coram, Middle Island, Ridge, Shirley, Mastic, Mastic Beach, Center Moriches,