Causes of PAD
It's estimated that nearly 65 million people over the age of 40 in the U.S. have PAD.
Aging can be a huge component of the "hardening of the arteries", but that's not the only risk factor for PAD. Those that seek PAD treatment in Rogers may also have a smoking habit, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, struggle with obesity, or have borderline kidney failure.
Symptoms of PAD
The most common early symptom of PAD is heavy fatigue or muscle cramps walking short distances.
Other symptoms can include pain in your feet or toes while sitting or laying down. If disease has progressed, open ulcers or wounds may develop on the feet or toes.
Dr. Stout has done thousands of angioplasty cases during his vast career as a vascular surgeon.
Angioplasty is commonly performed by Dr. Stout for PAD treatment in Rogers. Angioplasty is the process of inserting a catheter, and removing build-up of plaque and any other material causing the blockage in a certain artery. This is an outpatient procedure that can be completed in our Office Based Lab with minimal downtime.Angioplasty and Stenting
Stenting is utilized by Dr. Stout when a narrowed artery needs some extra support to be held open. A flexible, mesh tube is set in place to allow blood flow to return to normal. A stenting procedure is done in our Office Based Vascular Lab in Rogers, with minimal downtime.Angioplasty and Stenting
We not only perform arterial procedures, we want to give you all the resources to improve your life and symptoms with PAD. This article is a great read that explains PAD in depth, and shows the benefits of simple things like walking, tips for pain relief, and more. Check it out!Paddy's Post - Walking Special