Peripheral Artery Disease Rehabilitation
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What is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)?
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) results from systemic atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries) and involves blood vessels through the body, however, PAD is most commonly used in reference to lower extremity disease. Less blood reaches the muscles in your legs and makes them hurt, similar to angina in your heart.What is Peripheral Artery Disease Rehab?
A program of supervised exercise and risk factor modification that is used as an initial treatment modality for patients with PAD and intermittent adjudication. It is considered a Class 1 A treatment by the American Heart Association and the PAD Coalition.
What is the goal of PAD Rehab?
To relieve symptoms of claudication, increase peak walking distance, improve quality of life, and prevention of progression of critical leg ischemia and amputation.
For more information about Peripheral Artery Diseas Rehabilitation at Mackinac Straits Health System or to make an appointment , please call:
MSHS Cardiac Rehabilitation