Patient Update: Dave Hooper Graduates From Cardiac Rehab!

By Adam Pick on September 16, 2011

As many of you know, I encourage all patients to participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program following heart valve surgery. Research shows that the physical and emotional benefits for patients attending post-operative cardiac rehab classes are significant but often under-utilized.

That said, here is a great update from Dave Hooper. (You might recall that I featured Dave in a prior post following his aortic valve replacement surgery.)

Patients At Cardiac Rehabiliation Classes
Dave Hooper At Cardiac Rehab

In his email, Dave writes to me…

“Hi Adam – I just finished cardiac rehab. I had a really good time. It was a commitment and so I felt obligated to go each time. The team at Advocate Good Sheppard did a great job. I am BACK!!!! Thanks, Dave.”

Congratulations to Dave!!! And, thanks to the cardiac rehabilitation team at Advocate Good Sheppard in Barrington, Illinois.

Keep on tickin!


Written by Adam Pick
- Patient & Website Founder

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and The Wall Street Journal.

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and The Wall Street Journal.

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