We are excited to announce that we have added a PADnet+ vascular unit to our practice so in order to continue to provde high quality care for our patients. This is a 15-20 minute detailed advanced screening for early detection and level of severity of peripheral artery disease (P.A.D). Test results are sent by internet to a local cardio vascular specialist who interprets the results and makes his recommendations of treatment. With early detection and proper treatment, prevention of further complications such as heart attack, stroke, ulceration and amputation can be accomplished.
Peripheral artery disease commonly refers to blockage of the blood vessels in the legs and feet better known as poor circulation.When such occurs you may have symptoms of aching, cramping, tingling, fatigue, pain or heaviness of legs. If you have P.A.D you are at 5x the risk to suffer a heart attack or stroke. Having high cholesterol, diabetes, family history of heart attack or stroke, and smoking are common risk factors for P.A.D. Please help us help you by calling us for an appointment for this simple and painless test that may very well save your life.