Advanced Treatment for Peripheral Artery Disease in San Antonio, TX

Understanding Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Peripheral Artery Disease is a common circulatory problem where narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to the limbs. PAD can lead to leg pain, especially when walking, and is often a sign of a more widespread accumulation of fatty deposits in the arteries.

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    Our Expertise in Treating PAD

    At VASCSA, our cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons use advanced techniques to treat PAD. With a combined experience of 41 years, our team ensures that each patient receives the highest standard of care.

    Why Choose VASCSA for PAD Treatment?

    • Personalized Treatment Plans
    • Highly Skilled, Board-Certified Surgeons
    • Comprehensive Care for PAD
    • Modern, Well-Equipped Facility

    Treatment Options for PAD

    We offer a range of treatments for PAD, including lifestyle changes, medication, and in some cases, surgery. Our aim is to alleviate symptoms, improve mobility, and prevent complications.

    Treating PAD with Compression Stockings or Socks

    Compression therapy is an effective, non-invasive treatment option for Peripheral Artery Disease. At VASCSA, we often recommend compression stockings or socks as part of our comprehensive treatment plan for PAD.

    Benefits of Compression Therapy for PAD

    • Improves Circulation: Compression stockings or socks are designed to apply gentle pressure to your legs, promoting better blood flow and reducing the symptoms of PAD.
    • Reduces Swelling and Pain: Regular use of compression therapy can help alleviate swelling and discomfort associated with PAD.
    • Prevents Progression: By improving circulation, compression stockings can prevent the progression of PAD and reduce the risk of complications.

    Choosing the Right Compression Stockings

    Selecting the correct type and fit of compression stockings is crucial for effective treatment. Our team at VASCSA will assist you in finding the best fit and style, ensuring maximum comfort and effectiveness.

    • Personalized Fitting: Our specialists provide personalized fittings for compression stockings, tailored to your specific needs and leg measurements.
    • Education and Guidance: We offer detailed instructions on how to wear and care for your compression stockings, ensuring optimal results.

    Integrating Compression Therapy into Your Treatment Plan

    While compression stockings are beneficial, they are often used in conjunction with other treatment methods for PAD. Our approach at VASCSA is holistic, combining lifestyle changes, medication, and compression therapy to achieve the best outcomes.