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Collaborating with Stanly Regional Medical Center to Build a Healthier Community

Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac rehabilitation is a comprehensive program designed to improve the physical and emotional health of people with heart disease. The program is designed to improve quality of life while reducing the risk of another cardiac event or helping prevent an existing heart condition from getting worse.  Operated by Stanly Regional Medical Center nurses, physicians, and exercise therapists, Cardiac Rehab meets at the Y three days a week.  

Learn more about Stanly Regional Medical Center Cardiac Rehab program here.

Upon completion of the hospital Cardiac Rehab program, patients have an option to continue exercising at the Y on their own.  Kristen Underwood meets with each patient as he/she graduates from the program to help assist in the transition from the controlled atmosphere of Cardiac Rehab program to becoming a Y member.  

Through this bridge-over program, patients receive a trial membership and can join without paying the joining fee.  Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for additional information.

 

Physical Therapy

The Outpatient Physcial Therapy Department of Stanly Regional Medical Center conducts aquatic physical thereapy in the warm water pool of the Y. 

Upon completion of the hospital phyical therapy program, patients meet with Kristen Underwood to discuss options of continuing exercises as a Y member.  

Through this bridge-over program, patients receive a trial membership and can join without paying the joining fee.  Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for additional information.

Diabetes Education and Consultation

Working closely with Stanly Regional Medical Center Diabetes Prevention Staff, Kristen Underwood meets and consults diabetic patients on exercise and nutritional programs.  A consultation is provided as an option to all patients completing the Diabetes Education Class at Stanly Regional Medical Center.  Through this bridge-over program, patients receive a trial membership and can join without paying the joining fee.

 For more information or to set up a consultation, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for additional information.

Nutritional and Weight Loss Consultation

Kristen Underwood works closely with dieticians at the Stanly Regional Medical Center and consults patients graduating from the Healthy Directions Weight Loss and Diabetes Prevention Program as they move into developing indivdiualized exercise programs at the Y.  In addition Kristen consults patients from the Stanly Weight Loss Center.  Through this bridge-over program, patients receive a trial membership and can join without paying the joining fee.

For more information or to set up a consultation, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for additional information. 

 

The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our Open Door Scholarship Program for financial assistance.