PAD

The Vascular Doppler: A Great Tool in Your Hands

You know how useful your stethoscope can be – a “Doppler stethoscope” extends your capabilities with its ability to listen to the flow of blood cells in the smallest arteries or veins. Most common uses: Checking arterial patency Before, during, and after surgery Evaluating vascular damage from trauma Peripheral artery disease (PAD) testing Sensitive pulse … Continue reading

November 17, 2022 Digidop, PAD

Exercise – An Effective Method for Treating PAD

Exercise is a key component of a healthy lifestyle. For those affected by Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), exercise is one of the most effective ways to manage symptoms and slow overall progression of the disease. PAD occurs when blood flow to the lower extremities is restricted due to plaque build up in the blood vessels … Continue reading

May 30, 2022 PAD

April is Limb Loss Awareness Month

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a serious condition in which blood flow to the lower extremities is restricted, causing pain in the leg muscles or difficultly walking. If left undiagnosed or untreated, PAD can lead to serious complications, including lower limb amputation. Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month is a time to honor individuals … Continue reading

April 25, 2022 PAD