Vascular Rehabilitation

A senior male walks on a treadmill.Vascular rehabilitation Supervised Exercise Therapy (SET) is a medically supervised exercise and education program to help you walk further with less pain, improve physical fitness, decrease symptoms and improve overall health. Upon completion of the program, a maintenance program is available specifically designed for you to continue your exercise regimen and promote long-term lifestyle changes.

Who Needs Vascular Rehabilitation-SET?

It is highly recommended for those who have experienced any of the following:

  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Intermittent claudication (IC)
  • Leg pain with walking

About Vascular Rehabilitation-SET

  • Staffed by qualified health care professionals
  • The program is personalized to meet each individual’s needs and reach their personal goals.
  • Educational topics include physical activity and information regarding vascular risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia and tobacco use.

How Do I Enroll in Vascular Rehabilitation-SET?

The vascular rehabilitation-SET program requires a prescription from your physician. It’s covered by Medicare and most insurance companies. Vascular rehabilitation-SET is a national clinical guideline for secondary prevention and recommended by the American Heart Association. Ask your doctor if you’re a candidate for vascular rehabilitation-SET. If you need a physician, our Customer Service Center is available 24/7 to provide a referral, call (855) 233-0888 or find a doctor near you.

The following BayCare hospitals have vascular rehabilitation programs:

  • Mease Countryside Hospital
  • Morton Plant Hospital
  • Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
  • St. Anthony’s Hospital
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • South Florida Baptist Hospital
  • Winter Haven Hospital