eWellness: Have Leg Artery Blockages? Walk on a Treadmill
A planned program of walking is good for people with blockage of leg blood vessels called peripheral arterial disease (PAD).Normally when there is pain in the calf muscles in the leg on walking, the usual tendency is to rest and not walk. A study of 156 people with PAD published in JAMA showed that regular six–minute walks on a treadmill improved their endurance and quality of life. The study examined patients with symptoms and without symptoms. Over the six mon
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