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Why that Non-Healing Wound Matters to Your Vascular Health

Last month, a neighbor of mine fell while she was walking to her mailbox and scraped her leg very badly. I went to check on her and helped her clean the injury. It’s been weeks now, and I can see the wound on her leg is not healing properly.

If you have a wound that just […]

What Puts You at Risk for PAD?

There are many lifestyle choices or diseases that can you put you at risk for vascular disease, specifically Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD).

One lifestyle choice is smoking. For smokers, the nicotine in cigarettes causes constriction in the walls of your arteries. This constricted space allows plaque buildup in the arteries, and, if too much plaque collects, […]

Is It Arthritis or Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)?

Many people with leg pain assume it is just a part of getting older and getting arthritis. However, it is very important to know that Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) can be confused with arthritis. Since PAD can have serious consequences, you should seek medical attention to be sure you know the root cause of your […]

Life Without P.A.D

Do you ever wonder what life would be like without Peripheral Artery Disease (P.A.D)? Think about it!

You suffer from cramping pain and tiredness in your legs and hips. Climbing a flight of stairs hurts. Sometimes the pain goes away with rest, but as soon as you move again, it’s back. You got a bad cut […]

How P.A.D Affects Your Health and How We Can Help

If you have Peripheral Artery Disease, you likely suffer from a variety of symptoms that affect your everyday health. USA Vascular Centers can help alleviate your symptoms with non-surgical treatment.

You may notice painful cramping or tiredness in your legs while walking. If you have a wound, it may not heal properly or may be slow […]

September 7th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Famous Actor Who Died of Peripheral Artery Disease (P.A.D)

Charles Hawtrey born as George Frederick Joffre Hartree (1914 to 1988) was a British actor, best known for being one ¬†of the regular ensemble cast that made up the Carry on team in the UK in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. On October 24th, 1988, Charles collapsed in the doorway of the Royal Hotel in […]

August 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Are Your Genes Responsible For Peripheral Artery Disease (P.A.D)?

A Duke University Medical Center study, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) discovered that a tiny handful of genes appear to be important clues to understanding why some patients with Peripheral Artery Disease face high rates of amputation and early death while others are spared those consequences.

Dr. Anex, director of medicine at Duke, […]