Cardiac Rehabilitation Service
Cardiac Rehabilitation is suitable for people who have suffered a cardiac event including Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) bypass surgery, heart-valve surgery or stent insertion.
The purpose of cardiac rehabilitation is to do the following:
- Improve physical fitness levels
- Help restore confidence after a cardiac event
- Help prevent a further cardiac event
- Help people adopt healthy lifestyle changes
- Encourage return to work or normal activities of daily living
- Enhance quality of life
Cardiac Rehabilitation is a guided exercise programme with a qualified Cardiac Rehabilitation Instructor. The programme structure continuously runs twice a week for six weeks. Classes run at scheduled times, both in the morning and evening depending on availability.
Please note to participate in this course you will need a completed referral form from your Doctor. Once we receive this referral form, we will confirm a start date based on which time slots you would like to attend – Please contact the arena clinic for documentation and class information.
Location: Mardyke Arena UCC, Mardyke Walk, Cork.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Coordinator: Andrew Burns BSc MSc
Class Coordinator: Alanna McKenna BSc
the arena clinic
Opening hours: Monday to Friday (08:00 – 20:00)
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Number: 021 490 4760
We ask all patrons of the Arena to bring water and a towel with them each time they visit the gym.