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Top 7 risk factors for PAD

Top 7 risk factors for PAD

Leg pain. Wounds on the legs that won’t heal. Blue or pale-colored feet. Heaviness in the legs when active. These are all common symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD is a condition where plaque builds up in the arteries which limits blood flow to the...

How long does Knee Embolization last?

How long does Knee Embolization last?

Knee embolization or Geniculate Artery Embolization (GAE) is a minimally-invasive, non-surgical procedure to reduce knee pain in patients with osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritic knee pain can be the result of many factors, including increased blood supply. An...

3 Ways to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

3 Ways to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

One in 20 Americans has Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). This serious condition occurs when calcium and/or cholesterol builds up in the arteries that supply blood to the hands and feet. PAD is life-threatening despite some of the symptoms feeling mild. It usually...