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The Foot-PAD Trial

Participate in a Peripheral Artery Disease study

Does leg artery disease cause you pain when walking?

If you are over 18 years of age and suffer symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD) you may be eligible to take part in a trial. The Foot-PAD Trial is testing a new therapy for PAD using a footplate muscle stimulation device.

The trial will involve nine study visits across an 18-week period (including walking tests, vascular function tests and questionnaires) and daily home use of a Revitive footplate device for 12 weeks. Participants will receive expenses to cover cost of travel to study visits (up to $50 per visit), a free Revitive Medic Coach device to keep upon completion of the trial (RRP $550) and a medical screening.

All study appointments will be held at the University of the Sunshine Coast Sippy Downs campus.

If you’re unsure if you meet the requirements, call the Foot-PAD Trial team on 07 5456 5364 or email us at

Protocol Title: The Foot-PAD trial: Effect of a footplate muscle stimulation program on walking capacity in people with Peripheral Artery Disease.

HREC approval: The Prince Charles Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee / USC Human Research Ethics Committee.

Person sitting on couch using a foot muscle stimulation device