Posted on October 30th, 2015 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Cardiac Rehab Makes Each Day a Positive, Wonderful Experience
The first day Harry George came to Cardiac Rehab for his initial assessment, he was in a wheel chair. Nearly a year after open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve due to a bacterial infection, Harry was dancing down the halls of Speare.
“Now I have two birthdays,” Harry says. “My actual birthday on October 22 and the day I was saved on August 30.” But his journey back has been a long one. Following his surgery, Harry was unable to walk or eat. However determination, a positive attitude, and giving Cardiac Rehab everything he had, have helped him recover. He says, “I’m very excited about life and what it takes to make each day a positive, wonderful experience. The Speare Cardiac Rehab program was very important on my road to feeling this way, and if I’m going to give any kudos, it is to Cardiac Rehab.”
Cardiac Rehabilitation at Speare Memorial Hospital is celebrating its 10th anniversary and has graduated nearly 500 people from the program. The Cardiac Rehab program at Speare is medically prescribed and supervised, and nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Working in tandem with your cardiologist, our exercise physiologists develop a specialized treatment plan for each patient. To learn more please click here to visit our Cardiac Rehab page or call call 603-238-6440.
Dress in Blue Day 2019
Posted on March 29th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
National Colon Cancer Awareness Month is observed every year in March with the first Friday of the month designated as “Wear Blue Day”. Speare staff members wore blue to honor all who are impacted by colorectal cancer and help raise awareness about the work being done to end this disease in our lifetime. (Learn more […]
Community engagement continues to grow at 6th annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K
Posted on March 22nd, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
The positive energy was overflowing at Speare Memorial Hospital’s 6th annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K. Over 400 runners and walkers made their way across the starting line at Plymouth Regional High School while a large group of volunteers sporting pompoms cheered everyone on. After finishing their run/walk, many joined the crew shouting encouragement to their fellow […]