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Cardiac Rehabilitation (Rehab) is a medically supervised program that helps improve heart function for people who have heart disease, have suffered a heart attack or have certain heart disorders.. Rehab programs include monitored exercise training, education on heart healthy living, and counseling to reduce stress and help you return to an active life. The purpose of the community is to share support and information with Cardiac Rehabilitation patients, their loved ones, and caregivers. Topics in the community include: tracking success, diet-nutrition tips; family issues, research, recovering from surgery.

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My uncle had his sternum removed today due to an infection after triple bypass two weeks ago. What is to be expected? Recovery and restictions?
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I had my sternum removed in Aug 2007 and exp[erience steady aches and pain when moving ...I have great mobility and rehab every other day with limited weight training... I am looking for any and all on-line support groups
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FYI we have in fact started a support group for Sternectomy patients such as I am

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