Crimson Publishers Publish With Us Reprints e-Books Video articles


Developments in Anaesthetics & Pain Management

Ambulation as a Measure of Pain Control: Should We Count Steps in the Perioperative Period?

  • Open or Close Khodadad Namiranian1*

    1Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland, USA

    *Corresponding author: Khodadad Namiranian, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland, anesthesiology Service, VA Maryland Health Care System, 10 North Greene St., Rm 5A129, MD 21201- 1524, USA

Submission: August 09, 2017;Published: March 19, 2018

Volume1 Issue2
February 2018


Ambulation, or simply walking, contributes to a healthier life. Exercise is the first step in the management of many chronic diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, and hyper lipidemia [1,2]. On a daily basis, many of us record the numbers of steps we take using a pedometer. Tracking the step count is shown to encourage more physical activity with resultant decrease in body mass index and blood pressure [3]. In the United States, the health insurance companies are now rewarding the participants in walking programs as a part of the health-contingent wellness of the Affordable Care Act [4].

Get access to the full text of this article

About Crimson

We at Crimson Publishing are a group of people with a combined passion for science and research, who wants to bring to the world a unified platform where all scientific know-how is available read more...

Leave a comment

Contact Info

  • Crimson Publishers, LLC
  • 555 Madison Avenue, 5th floor
  •     New York, NY 10022, USA
  • +1 (929) 600-8049
  • +1 (929) 447-1137