Heart and Vascular
Maintaining a strong heart means getting to know your heart and staying on top of factors that play into its health, like blood pressure, cholesterol levels, family history and exercise. And when you act early to check your heart health, we’re in a better position to catch any potential issues and work with you to keep you healthy for the long run.
To find a doctor to take care of your heart, call 800.424.DOCS.
Making heart health a priority
Heart health is about more than just your heart. Blood pressure, cholesterol, family history and other factors all play important roles in keeping your heart strong. If you have questions about your heart health but aren’t quite sure where to begin, start with a heart health assessment and learn more about any risks you may have for heart-related conditions. Your journey to a stronger heart starts here.
Early signs and symptoms that can begin hours or days before a heart attack. You may or may not experience any or all of these symptoms. You may experience mild chest symptoms, such as pressure, burning, aching or tightness. These symptoms may come and go until finally becoming constant and severe.
- Pain that travels down one or both arms
- Jaw pain
- Chest pressure, squeezing or discomfort
- Back pain
- Shortness of breath
- Feeling of fullness
- Sleep disturbances including bouts of insomnia or trouble either getting to sleep or staying asleep
If you one or more of these symptoms, you owe it to yourself to get these symptoms checked out immediately at the Emergency Department.
We are an accredited Chest Pain Center, certified by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
Survive, Don’t Drive – Call 911
We're your partner in heart health
Clinch Valley Health offers an integrated approach to heart care that spans the spectrum from prevention and diagnostic care to the latest in surgical treatments and rehabilitation. Our long history of providing patients with advanced treatment, innovative technology, and compassionate care has led to numerous state and national recognitions for treatment of heart attack and coronary intervention procedures. We treat a wide variety of cardiac conditions, including:
- Atrial fibrillation
- Congestive heart failure
- Coronary artery disease
- Heart valve disease
- Peripheral artery disease
Clinch Valley Heart & Vascular offers:
- Early detection programs for cardiac and vascular disease
- Emergency care for heart attack and chest pain
- Life-saving heart catheterization procedures
- Extensive cardiac diagnostics
- Minimally-invasive endovascular procedures
- Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
The physicians of Clinch Valley Heart & Vascular Institute utilize non-invasive and invasive diagnostic technology to ensure each cardiac patient receives both a definitive assessment of their condition and access to the most appropriate, personalized treatment.
- 64-Slice Computed Tomography (CT Scan)
- Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
- Nuclear Imaging
- Stress Testing
The use of leading technologies in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory allows high-resolution cardiac imaging and imaging devices to provide rapid and accurate diagnosis in patients with cardiac arrhythmia, coronary, valvular or other heart disease.
In the hands of the experts of Clinch Valley Medical Center's Interventional Cardiology team, the technology available in this facility ensures that our patients receive high quality care when undergoing a catheter-based procedure.