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Barriers to Exercise in a Patient with Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

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Orthopedic Surgery
Cardiology

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Description:

A patient with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) often benefits from regular exercise. A number of factors may prevent the patient from engaging in exercise. It is important to evaluate the patient prior to starting an exercise program so that barriers can be identified and addressed.

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