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When you have a disease that causes occlusions in digital arteries (toes, not ankles or above), w/o gangrene, what is the best exercise or other lifestyle tip to accelerate healing & collaterals?

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In brief: Walk

In general, a walking program is all that is needed.
Work out the detail for your personal best results with your physician.

In brief: Walk

In general, a walking program is all that is needed.
Work out the detail for your personal best results with your physician.
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Bicycling

Atraumatic, increases blood flow, and is clearly the best exercise.
However, machine, or road, you have not identified the cause of your issue, which is critical. Treatment trumps exercise in this case!

In brief: Bicycling

Atraumatic, increases blood flow, and is clearly the best exercise.
However, machine, or road, you have not identified the cause of your issue, which is critical. Treatment trumps exercise in this case!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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