Peripheral Vascular Disease

Learn more about Peripheral Artery Disease and the treatment options available to you in Pearland, Texas.  Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a chronic circulatory condition, which if left untreated can result in unnecessary limb amputations.  PAD affects approximately 18 million US citizens, and 160,000 to 180,000 of those patients are estimated to undergo limb amputation this year. By increasing Peripheral Artery...

For the millions of Americans that suffer from peripheral artery disease (PAD) with claudication (leg pain) especially when walking, angioplasty in combination with a stent may be recommended to increase blood flow to the legs, thereby decreasing the possibility of amputation in more advanced PAD cases. While lifestyle changes that include a cessation of smoking, a healthy diet and exercise are...

Diabetes is a life-changing disease that can threaten your health in many ways, besides what it does to your blood-sugar regulation. You may already know that it can affect your vision and even lead to kidney damage or liver disease. But you may not know that diabetes can also increase your risk for peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, which can...