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Integrating Fall Prevention Balance Exercises Into a Program for Older Adults With Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): A Mixed Methods Feasibility Study

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60 Years and over
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
Inclusion Criteria:

• Enrolled in supervised exercise therapy (SET)
• One or more fall risk factors as determined by CDC STEADI fall risk screener
• One or more falls in the last year
• Unsteadiness when standing or walking
• Worries about falling
• Have symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) with objective diagnosis (ABI less than or equal to 0.90 or previous revascularization)
Exclusion Criteria:

• Formal diagnosis of neurocognitive impairment or <3 on Callahan 6-Item Screener
• Current uncontrolled vestibular dysfunction (e.g. Meniere's Disease, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo)
• Participants who self-report the following symptoms will require clearance from a primary provider (as guided by the Exercise and Screening for You Questionnaire):
• Pain, tightness or pressure in chest during physical activity (walking, climbing stairs, household chores, similar activities) that have not been checked and/ or treated by a healthcare provider
• Current dizziness that have not been checked and/ or treated by a healthcare provider
• Current, frequent falls that have not been checked and/ or treated by a healthcare provider
• Other clinically significant disease that is, in the opinion of the study team, not stabilized or may otherwise confound the results of the study

Behavioral: Adapted Otago Exercise Program (OEP)

Fall, Fall Injury, Peripheral Artery Disease, Peripheral Arterial Disease

Siobhan K McMahon, PhD - skmcmaho@umn.edu
Elizabeth A Choma, PT, DPT - choma006@umn.edu
N/A
NCT05090774
See this study on ClinicalTrials.gov

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