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Can You Intermittent Claudication
Exercise: Walking is the best exercise to manage claudication. Supervised exercise program best but not paid for by U.S. insurance companies. Treadmill at home, in a gym or health center fine as is walking outside or at a mall. If walking is severely limited, water aerobics is a good way to improve fitness and make regular walking exercise eventually possible ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Intermittent claudication is also known as Peripheral vascular disease. Intermittent claudication is a condition in which a person has arterial disease that decreases the blood flow to his legs, so that he has pain on walking due to inadequate blood flow to ...Read more
Leg pain: It is leg pain that occurs with walking, and relieved by rest. It is intermittent in that rest alleviates the discomfort. If is due to poor circulation to the leg muscles. This distinguishes intermittent claudication from neurogenic claudication (from narrowing around the nerves in the low back, that is stenosis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vascular lab: Claudication has very low risk of amputation less than 0.5% so sometimes physical exam is enough. But if it became severe and require intervention then non-invasive vascular tests including duplex ultrasound, ankle brachial index and pulse volume recording are the best to start with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in leg: When a muscle group does not receive enough blood flow and oxygen due to a blockage in the circulation, that muscle group will release Lactic Acid which is the cause of the pain. Rest will stop the pain and resuming physical activity will recreate the pain in a very consistent fashion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in legs: Intermittent claudication refers to impairment in walking, or pain, discomfort or tiredness in the legs that occurs during walking and is relieved by rest. There are 2 types of claudication, 1) vascular claudication usually caused by lack of blood supply to the affected limbs. Secondly, there is 2) neurogenic claudication caused by nerve root compression or stenosis of the spinal canal. ...Read more
Leg pain: It is leg pain that occurs with walking, and relieved by rest. It is intermittent in that rest alleviates the discomfort. If is due to poor circulation to the leg muscles. This distinguishes intermittent claudication from neurogenic claudication (from narrowing around the nerves in the low back, that is stenosis). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends....: There are basically 2 types of claudication: one from compression of your spinal cord and the other from lack of blood flow. The former generally causes pain in the legs when standing and doesn't go away with rest. It requires a physician evaluation. The latter is best treated with exercise. Of concern is the existence of heart disease and risk of stroke in this case - see your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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