Is exercise therapy painful or uncomfortable?
One may feel tired, out of breath, and there may be some sweating. Once on a regular program of exercise, one may not feel as tired as quickly and will not be as out of breath.
Who performs / prescribes the exercise therapy treatment?
The cardiologist will recommend exercise therapy. Experienced exercise technicians or physical therapists carry out the sessions.
How often are exercise sessions recommended?
The individual and his / her physician determine the frequency of sessions. In general the treatment should be performed three to five times per week for 20-45 minutes each session.
Is exercise therapy risky or dangerous?
No. Complications rarely occur, and if they do, the staff is equipped and trained to handle those rare occasions.