Varicose veins are abnormal, dilated branches of the main veins in your legs. These are generally on the skin surface or just under it. Varicose veins develop when valves in your legs fail, allowing blood to pool and causing veins to stretch and bulge.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition that is caused by the reduction of blood flow from the arteries to the limbs. PAD means that you have unhealthy blood vessels and treating this is essential.
As warmer weather slowly approaches, most people enjoy shedding the layers of winter clothing that have been worn for the past few months and exposing a little more skin.
Maintaining a functional access is critically important for your hemodialysis treatment. However, we recognize that all accesses require maintenance. Due to this eventuality, it is extremely important that you keep in close contact with your vascular physician who created the access.
It's already March, and with Daylight Savings just occurring and Spring about to start, it’s also Blood Clot Awareness Month. Blood clots are a common medical condition that can affect us irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity, or race. Not even infants, young children, or teens are immune to this condition.
We take pride in being a medical practice that focuses on sharing knowledge and showing transparency with our patients. This has been an underlying principle since the inception of our New Jersey-based group in 1963.