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Treatment for Skin Conditions & Changes Caused By PAD

Peripheral Artery Disease Skin Changes & Conditions
Do you suffer from skin discoloration, shiny skin, poor hair growth, or open wounds on your legs and feet? These may be signs of underlying peripheral artery disease (PAD), a common, yet serious, health condition.

PAD impacts blood circulation and can lead to painful and uncomfortable symptoms, including a number […]

June 29th, 2021|

Diabetes and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

PAD and Diabetes: What’s the Relation?
Although managing diabetes may be challenging, there are important reasons to do so. For one, diabetes is a significant risk factor for peripheral artery disease (PAD). 

PAD is a serious health condition that impacts the arteries. It can severely affect your quality of life, along with placing you at increased risk […]

June 22nd, 2021|

What Is Critical Limb Ischemia & How to Avoid It

What Is Critical Limb Ischemia?
Critical limb ischemia is a vascular condition that occurs when adequate blood supply fails to reach one or more limbs. When left untreated, it can result in limb amputation. Most commonly, the legs are affected. Lower limb ischemia is almost always caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD). 

PAD affects more than 8 […]

June 15th, 2021|

Leg Pain at Night: Watch Out for Peripheral Artery Disease

“Why Do My Legs Ache at Night?”
Do you ever have trouble sleeping because your legs hurt? 

If so, we want you to know that leg pain at night is not a normal sign of aging. Instead, aching legs at night may indicate that something is wrong. We recommend visiting your doctor or a vascular specialist as […]

June 8th, 2021|

Can You Treat PAD with An Atherectomy Procedure?

You’ve recently been diagnosed with peripheral artery disease (PAD), a common vascular condition where plaque accumulates with the arteries. Depending on the severity of your PAD, you may experience decreased mobility and painful symptoms. Your doctor gave you pamphlets and information about various treatments, but it feels overwhelming and confusing. It’s especially confusing trying to […]

How to Stop Leg Pain

Dealing with leg pain can be difficult because it greatly affects your mobility. Some people experience temporary leg pain as a result of a strained muscle or an intense workout session, while others deal with chronic pain due to underlying conditions.

Leg pain can occur due to a variety of reasons including cramps, injury or […]

How Does Gender Affect Your Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease?

Close to 8.5 million Americans over the age of 40 suffer from the limiting effects of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), a common arterial condition that causes the passageways to become blocked with plaque. For many years, it has been common knowledge that PAD is mainly a male-dominated condition; however, new studies have shown that although […]