Your legs hurt for a reason.

If you’re experiencing pain in your legs when walking, resting, or at night,
you may have peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

What is Peripheral Arterial Disease?

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is caused by a decrease in blood flow to their arms, legs, or feet. If left untreated, this systemic, whole body condition can lead to heart attack, stroke, severe leg pain, ulceration, infections, and/or amputation. PAD accounts for the majority of leg and foot amputation in the United States

Symptoms Include:

Intermittent claudication is painful cramping in the leg that occurs when walking, but typically disappears when the activity stops

Numbness, tingling, and weakness in the lower legs and feet

Burning or aching
pain in feet or toes
when resting

Pain in the legs or
feet that awakens
you at night

Slow healing sore
on leg or foot

Lower temperature
in one leg

Loss of hair
on legs

Color change in skin
of legs or feet


How do I know I’m at risk?
  • Over Age 50
  • Smoking History
  • Diabetes
  • Overweight
  • Lack of Activity
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Family History of Vascular Disease (PAD, aneurysm, heart attack, or stroke)
How PAD is treated:
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Lifestyle changes that increase activity
  • Medication to lower cholesterol
  • Medication to control blood pressure
  • Surgery to bypass the blocked artery
  • Minimally invasive treatments including balloon angioplasty, stent placement, and/or atherectomy

Our Board Certified, Interventional Radiologists and Vascular Surgeons
offer comprehensive evaluation and management of PAD.


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