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Mobile Cardiac Rehabilitation Services

Infirmary Health’s Operation BounceBack Cardiac Rehabilitation

Mobile Infirmary’s Operation BounceBack offers medically supervised exercise, education, and counseling to patients with cardiovascular diseases. The program assists them in leading productive and active lives. Operation Bounce-Back is one of the 10 largest cardiac rehabilitation programs in the United States and the first cardiac rehabilitation program in Alabama.

Patients of all ages and with many forms of heart disease benefit from the program, particularly if your medical history includes:

  • Heart attack
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart failure
  • Chest pain (angina)
  • Cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease)
  • Certain congenital heart diseases
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Angioplasty and stents
  • Heart transplant
  • Heart valve replacements
  • Peripheral arterial disease

How the Program works

Bounce-Back patients attend three exercise sessions a week. Depending on the prescribed routine, these sessions may include walking on an indoor track, workouts in the exercise room, or supervised aquatics class. Patients receive information on nutrition, smoking, stress, obesity, and other risk factors.

Benefits of cardiac rehabilitation include:

  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Reduced shortness of breath and fatigue in people with heart failure
  • Increased endurance
  • Lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels
  • Decreased emotional stress, depression, and anxiety
  • Increased quality of life

Contact Us

For more information, call (251) 435-5157.

A physician referral is required to join Bounce-Back. For a nominal fee, participants may bring a family member to exercise with them.

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