Peripheral Vascular Disease

Why Should You Choose Coastal Vascular Center? Coastal Vascular Center is Houston’s premier center for treating peripheral arterial disease, leg artery blockages and vein reflux disease.  We are an outpatient clinic but all procedures are performed in a safe environment with a highly skilled physician staff.  Patients find it more convenient to come to our clinic because of our warm and...

Diagnosing PAD According to the American Heart Association:  The most common symptom of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the lower extremities is a painful muscle cramping in the hips, thighs or calves when walking, climbing stairs or exercising.The pain of PAD often goes away when you stop exercising, although this may take a few minutes. Working muscles need more blood flow....

Peripheral Arterial Disease, known as PAD, occurs when the arteries become clogged with plaque, which prevents the flow of blood. When most people hear about arteries, they automatically think of the arteries in the heart. However, PAD affects the arteries in the legs. That may not seem like such a big deal, but even if the arteries in your legs...