Exercise May Improve Quality of Life for PAD Patients

And in serious cases, stenting plus exercise may be the best combination to treat peripheral artery disease.

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For people experiencing severe pain associated with peripheral artery disease (PAD), the combination of a stenting and exercise may be the keys to a better quality of life. A study presented at the 2013 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions found that endovascular stenting, followed by a supervised exercise program, produced better pain relief in PAD patients than exercise therapy alone.
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