Walking at pace inducing ischaemic leg symptoms beneficial in PAD

Walking exercise that induced ischaemic symptoms improved change in usual-paced walking velocity, Short Physical Performance Battery

For individuals with peripheral artery disease, walking exercise at a pace inducing ischaemic leg symptoms is beneficial compared with walking exercise without ischaemic leg symptoms, according to a study published online 27 July in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Michael M Hammond, MD, MPH, from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, and colleagues randomly assigned 264 participants with peripheral artery disease (PAD) to home-based walking exercise that induced