Supervised walking therapy in patients with intermittent claudication.

  title={Supervised walking therapy in patients with intermittent claudication.},
  author={Farzin Fakhry and Koen M. van de Luijtgaarden and Leon Bax and Pieter T den Hoed and M. G. Myriam Hunink and Ellen V. Rouwet and Sandra Spronk},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={56 4},
OBJECTIVE Exercise therapy is a common intervention for the management of intermittent claudication (IC). However, considerable uncertainty remains about the effect of different exercise components such as intensity, duration, or content of the exercise programs. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of supervised walking therapy (SWT) as treatment in patients with IC and to update and identify the most important exercise components resulting in an optimal training protocol for… CONTINUE READING


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