Patient Comments: Claudication - Pain

Please describe the nature of your claudication pain.

Comment from: Cjhooney, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 11

I had triple bypass and was told to walk 4 days a week. I really tried but experienced so much severe pain in my calves that I couldn"t go 1/2 mile. I have to sit for a few minutes to get the gripping pain to stop. If I push through the claudication pain, my ankles swell horribly.

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