Veins in the body play the role of pumping blood back to the heart. And since blood circulation is essential in the nutrient distribution in the body, blood circulation must remain unhindered. Blood clots can disrupt blood circulation, which can be painful and uncomfortable. However, if these clots form deep in the body tissues, it is referred to as; deep vein thrombosis (DVT). However, diagnosing such an ailment is difficult, and you may need the assistance of a vascular physician.
Vascular doctors or surgeons treat conditions affecting the vascular system, artery network, and all veins. The scope of our work includes diagnosis, treatment, and the control of these conditions. We also offer professional advice to help our patients manage vascular problems, including diet, exercise, medication, and other lifestyle adjustments. Are you thinking about visiting a vascular physician? Here are some of the reasons why you should make that appointment sooner rather than later.
As a woman, if you are experiencing chronic pelvic pain, there is a possibility that you might be dealing with pelvic congestion syndrome, also referred to as PCS. Pelvic congestion syndrome is a health condition that brings pain or heaviness in the pelvic region and abdomen.
Rick Kennedy is the CEO of The Center for Vascular Medicine based here Greenbelt, Maryland and a practicing PA.
Rick Kennedy transcribed presentation explaining the Chronic Pelvic Pain Diagnosis & Treatment
Pelvic Pain & Post-menopausal Female
Pelvic pain during or after sex can be a warning sign of a vascular disorder. This a debilitating pain lasting 6 months or more. Women need to be aware and tell the difference between gynecological pelvic pain and pelvic pain of a vascular origin. This article will shed light on chronic pelvic pain of a vascular origin. Most importantly women will discover what is pelvic pain telling you about venous insufficiency in that region, and when to visit a vascular specialist instead of your gynecologist (ObGYN).
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.
May-Thurner Syndrome, also commonly known as iliac vein compression is an overlooked diagnosis that poses as an anatomical risk factor for deep venous thrombosis of the lower extremity.
This rare condition was described by May and Thurner in 1957 as compression of the left common iliac vein by the contralateral right common iliac artery against the posterior fifth lumbar vertebral body resulting in venous outflow obstruction.
Attention Maryland, D.C., and Virginia Residents Who are Suffering from Pelvic Pain
Read this if you live in the District of Columbia (DC), Maryland, or Virginia (DMV) area and are suffering from Chronic Pelvic Pain lasting 6 months or longer.
There are several vascular conditions that cause women to experience ongoing pain that can interfere with their ability to take part in and enjoy daily life. Here are two vascular disorders that can cause chronic pelvic pain in women.
1. Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS) causes chronic pain in the pelvic area, lower abdomen, and thighs.