This stress test involves walking on a treadmill, gradually increasing the speed and incline at which you walk. The test evaluates the heart's response to exercise. This test can diagnose coronary artery disease, monitor heart rhythms and evaluate exercise capacity.
There is no preparation for this test other than wearing comfortable clothing and walking shoes. This test takes approximately 30-45 minutes to be performed in our office. A provider will go over the results the same day the test is performed.