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Improving patients with chronic lower limb arterial ischaemia

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dc.contributor.author Karpińska, Anna
dc.contributor.author Karpińska, Ewa
dc.date.accessioned 2019-09-09T09:35:25Z
dc.date.available 2019-09-09T09:35:25Z
dc.date.issued 2019-08-20
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Education, Health and Sport, No. 9, Vol. 9, pp. 352-356
dc.identifier.issn 2391-8306
dc.identifier.other doi:10.5281/zenodo.3402544
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/5980
dc.description.abstract Atherosclerosis of the lower limb arteries is the cause of ischemia in their area. Improper supply of nutrients to the leg muscles by blood results in pain, in particular those that intensify during exercise, when the nutritional need increases in the contracting muscles. The task of the physiotherapist is to improve the patient's quality of life. At the beginning, proper diagnostics should be performed to assess the level of ischemia, its severity and the patient's physical abilities. To assess these properties, a 6-minute gait test, ABI index and intermittent claudication distance test can be used. In therapy, special attention should be given to training on the treadmill, cycloergometer, walks and resistance exercises. The basic premise of improvement is to extend the patient's pain-free distance.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
dc.subject physiotherapy
dc.subject PAD
dc.subject atherosclerosis
dc.subject intermittent claudication
dc.title Improving patients with chronic lower limb arterial ischaemia
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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