328 West Conan Street, Ely, Minnesota 55731

Cardiopulmonary Rehab

Cardiopulmonary Rehab

Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital’s AACVPR-certified outpatient cardiopulmonary rehabilitation (commonly known as “cardiopulmonary rehab”) program is designed for those who have had a heart attack, coronary artery bypass graft (or other heart surgery), angina, PTCA/stent, heart or lung transplant, or other cardiac or pulmonary-related issue.
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department


The cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program at Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital supports patients through exercise and lifestyle management to build their endurance in response to chronic heart or lung diseases and acute events such as heart attacks or heart operations. Several varieties of cardiac stress testing are available, including:

  • Nuclear medicine stress tests
  • Graded exercise tests
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Heart rhythm diagnosis and management with real-time recorded heart monitors
  • Diagnostic testing on state-of-the-art Cardiolite treadmill

If you have recently experienced a cardiac event, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation may be for you. There are many benefits, including:

  • Supervised and safe exercising 
  • Decreased risk of a repeat cardiac event
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Lifestyle coaching
  • Improved balance and strength 
Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital’s cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. AACVPR Program Certification is the only peer-reviewed accreditation process designed for program-based adult cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. It involves a review of several facility performance measures for facilities with an established program that has multidisciplinary teams providing well-rounded patient care.

Hours and Information

Let the professionals at Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital help you on the path to a stronger heart and a better life. Call 218-365-8738 for an appointment with our cardiopulmonary rehabilitation team today.
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation available:
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.