Coastal Bend residents were recognized Wednesday at Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital's Cardiac Gym for bouncing back after a major heart procedure.

Patients and former patients who have made tremendous progress after a major heart procedure received awards for their efforts with Christus Spohn's cardiac rehabilitation program.

The rehab program offers monitored exercise, counseling, and support for patients and their families to help people who experience a cardiac event or heart disease recover faster.

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