Early detection of foot ulcers is paramount to mitigating the effects of this condition, making it essential to recognize warning signs of vascular disease of the feet to obtain prompt diagnosis. Foot sores that won't heal are one such sign – that cannot be mistaken as easily for other health conditions like arthritis or diabetes.
PAD treatment is necessary to limit the progression of the disease. Once the PAD progresses it may reduce mobility, increases the chances of heart attack, increase chances of limb loss depending on the stage, and reduces the quality of life.
The patients are given the option to proceed with an arterial procedure and avoid major complications in the future.
Below are the medical treatment options for PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease) patients.
PAD- peripheral arterial disease, can cause dangerous blood clots in the legs. Approximately 8 million people in the U.S are affected by PAD but many go undiagnosed until it is too late. PAD is a dangerous health condition that can lead to heart attacks, strokes, or even death. It is important to know the signs of PAD so you may seek early treatment. The Center for Vascular Health of the greater Maryland and Metro DC area offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of PAD and other vascular diseases.
- September 25th at our Glen Burnie location
- September 24, 2015 at our Laurel location