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Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Welcome to your Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation (VCR) Program. Your program is led by our Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Program teams at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (opens in a new window) and Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (opens in a new window).

Cardiac Rehabilitation (or Cardiac Rehab) is an exercise, education, and counselling program to help you recover from a heart condition or heart event. In our program, 'virtual' refers to the use of phone or computer to complete your cardiac rehab program.

Cardiac rehab is proven to help people manage their condition and improve their health and quality of life. Our cardiac rehab program has been helping people reach their exercise and lifestyle goals for more than 50 years. You are in good hands.

Your VCR program includes both exercise and education.

Our team will work with you to create an exercise program that is safe and effective for you.

Your education program includes 16 weekly learning plans that you will complete with the support of your cardiac rehab team.

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By taking part in your exercise and education program, you will improve your health and gain the knowledge and skills to manage your condition and maintain healthy habits.

We look forward to working with you on your journey to better health.
Access your program manual here


I felt I could make a difference in my life during the goal planning session. It was the realization that progress, rather than perfection, was the goal."
- Program graduate
Without exception, your staff is kind, warm, welcoming, caring, helpful, and professional. They are very well-trained, knowledgeable and always eager to help. Your program is a life giving gift and I thank you all."
- Program graduate
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