Peripheral Vascular Disease

What is Arterial Disease? Arterial Disease or as its more commonly known, Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) refers to diseases of the blood vessels. These blood vessels (arteries and veins) are located outside the heart and brain. While there are many causes of arterial disease, doctors use the term peripheral vascular disease to refer to peripheral artery disease (peripheral arterial disease, PAD)....

If you've been experiencing pins and needles in the lower half of your body, this warning sign is a common symptom of poor circulation. Not only are these sensations uncomfortable, but they can also be scary! Unfortunately, it's easy to take our circulatory systems for granted. That's not always the best policy, however. When something goes wrong, we should always pay...

Wounds that will not heal on your leg are considered leg ulcers. This could have started as a cut to the tissue or an area where the skin is not getting enough nutrients or oxygen from your blood. Conditions like these make tissues die and form a wound. It’s when that wound doesn’t heal and lasts longer than a normal...