Features September 2014 Issue

Home-based Program Helps PAD Patients Walk Farther, Faster

Walking every day helps develop new blood vessels in the legs. These new blood vessels can help supply blood to leg muscles that have been starved of blood flow due to peripheral artery disease.

Home-based Program Helps PAD Patients Walk Farther, Faster

The convenience and more relaxed approach may lead to better results than a formal, supervised program.

Though often painful if you have peripheral artery disease (PAD), walking is one of the best things you can do for your vascular health. And new research suggests that a simple, home-based walking program may help PAD patients walk farther and faster.

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