Cardiac Rehabilitation

 Pondera Medical Center's Cardiopulmonary Department "Goes beyond the Beat" to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.  Or program strives to reduce morbidity, mortality and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease through personalized education, tailored fitness programs, and strategic disease management.


If you have had a heart event in the past 12 months talk to our Cardiac Rehab team about your eligibility to enter the program with a Provider’s referral.

 


To schedule an appointment call:

Jenny Broesder, RN,
Cardiac Rehab Manager
406-271-2201 ext. 447

Who needs Cardiac Rehab?

  • Heart attack survivors

  • Open heart procedures

  • Stent placement procedure 

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting 

  • New diagnosis of Heart Failure

  • Patients with Stable Angina

  • Heart Valve Surgery patients

  • Peripheral Artery Disease Diagnosis

Cardiac Rehab will speed up your recovery, help you regain function and reduce your chances of future heart problems. 

What is Cardiac Rehab?

Each Patient is Offered:

  • Medical Evaluation to Assess Needs 

  • Individualized Exercise Program

  • Symptom & Progress Tracking

  • Counseling

  • Stress Management Tools

  • Medication Management

  • Healthy Eating Guidelines

  • Monitoring Heart Rate, Blood Pressure, EKGs

  • Improved Overall Wellness

  • Nutritional Counseling

Where does it take place?

The Cardiac Rehab Program is stationed out of PMC's Wellness Center located in the basement below the Clinic.

 

The Wellness Center is a well-equipped and air-conditioned facility that is open 24 hours per day seven days per week. 

To find out more about the Wellness Center click HERE. 

Cardiologists visit PMC's Clinic on a monthly basis. The schedule is posted HERE. You can schedule an appointment by calling the numbers below. Our Cardiac Rehab Manager may also answer questions regarding Cardiac Rehab.

Jorge Castriz, MD

Great Falls Clinic
Heart Center
406-454-2171

Michael Ritchie, MD

Great Falls Clinic
Heart Center
406-454-2171

Edmund Brennan, MD

Benefis Health Systems

Cardiology

406-455-4320

Jenny Broesder, RN

Cardiac Rehab Manager

Pondera Medical Center
406-271-2201 ext. 447

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