Unlocking Secrets of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and Cutting-Edge Arterial Treatments


Maintaining optimal health involves prioritizing your arteries' well-being. These vessels play a crucial role in your circulatory system, delivering oxygen and nutrients throughout your body. As time progresses, arteries may encounter issues that can lead to health challenges, including high cholesterol and coronary artery disease. In this article, we'll delve into arterial health, addressing typical concerns and exploring advanced treatments to support people with Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and maintain a robust circulatory system. Arterial [...]

Unlocking Secrets of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and Cutting-Edge Arterial Treatments2023-09-19T08:05:33+00:00

Early Signs of Knee Pain: Causes, Symptoms & Red Flags


Our knees play a fantastic role in providing stability and support, allowing us to enjoy activities like walking, running, jumping, and staying active. However, pesky knee pain can sometimes disrupt our daily life and damper the fun. That's why it's crucial to catch it early and seek timely intervention to prevent complications. Taking good care of our knees and not neglecting any discomfort can have a significant impact on our quality of life and mobility. [...]

Early Signs of Knee Pain: Causes, Symptoms & Red Flags2023-08-24T05:46:11+00:00

Tips for Healthy Vascular System: A Comprehensive Guide


Caring for our vascular system is crucial for your overall health as it ensures proper blood circulation, nutrient transport, organ function, and energy levels. Neglecting your vascular health can lead to serious conditions like heart disease and peripheral vascular disease - but no need to worry! We have valuable tips to help you maintain a healthy vascular system and enjoy a happy, active life. This article shares practical tips to protect your heart and enhance [...]

Tips for Healthy Vascular System: A Comprehensive Guide2023-09-06T21:59:21+00:00

How to Lower your Risk of PAD at Home


Photo Courtesy: Canva If left untreated, Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) can lead to some pretty serious consequences such as heart attack, stroke, gangrene, and even limb amputation. PAD can also be difficult to diagnose as it is often mistaken for something else. Health Conditions Related to PAD: Individuals suffering from PAD can also be afflicted with other health conditions. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), for example, is the most common type of heart condition. [...]

How to Lower your Risk of PAD at Home2023-04-19T21:42:16+00:00

Varicose Veins in the Feet- What is the Cause?


Varicose veins in the feet are bulging veins that run just beneath the surface of the skin. They are engorged, twisted, & typically dark blue in appearance. Varicose veins can be found anywhere on your body but occur most commonly in the legs & feet. While varicose veins do not usually warrant a cause for serious medical concern, they can be unsightly, uncomfortable, & a point of insecurity for you. Keep reading to learn more [...]

Varicose Veins in the Feet- What is the Cause?2022-07-25T19:59:14+00:00

Are There Genicular Artery Embolization Side Effects?


Are you living with the painful symptoms associated with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee? You may have even tried to alleviate your discomfort with treatment methods like surgical procedures or medications to no avail. If so, a minimally invasive alternative treatment option available to combat osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is genicular artery embolization. During this procedure, a vascular specialist redirects blood flow in the knee to alleviate painful symptoms. Genicular artery embolization is not [...]

Are There Genicular Artery Embolization Side Effects?2022-07-15T21:37:25+00:00

Can Uterine Fibroids Cause Weight Gain?


As women approach the height of their childbearing years, they may start to notice some unusual changes, such as heavy menstrual flow, increased menstrual cramping, abdominal pain, and difficult urination. If any of these symptoms are applicable to you, you may be experiencing Uterine Fibroids. In addition to all these other uncomfortable symptoms, you could also notice weight gain in your abdominal region. Can Uterine Fibroids cause weight gain? The answer is yes. Uterine Fibroids [...]

Can Uterine Fibroids Cause Weight Gain?2022-06-17T18:46:58+00:00

How does a Prostate Artery Embolization work?


Age-related health conditions are often inevitable, especially in men over the age of 50. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), for example, is seen in about 50% of men over 50-years-old and up to 90% of men over 80-years-old. Also referred to as enlarged prostate, BPH occurs when, as the name suggests, the prostate and its surrounding tissue expand. As the gland expands, it can squeeze the urethra and thicken the walls of the bladder. The bladder [...]

How does a Prostate Artery Embolization work?2023-04-16T22:11:43+00:00

PAD Treatment: Bypass Grafting vs. Angiogram with Intervention


PAD Treatments Are you suffering from pain in your legs while you are walking? If so, you may have peripheral arterial disease, or PAD. One in every 20 Americans over the age of 50 are affected by PAD- making this condition extremely common, but treatable. Treatments for peripheral arterial disease can help to alleviate painful symptoms. Patients may experience leg pain, leg cramps, or foot ulcers. PAD treatment includes Bypass Grafting and an angiogram with [...]

PAD Treatment: Bypass Grafting vs. Angiogram with Intervention2022-05-18T22:46:59+00:00

How to Treat Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Knee


Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, also known as the “wear and tear disease,” currently affects over 10 million Americans. It is the most common form of arthritis as 1 in 2 adults will develop the condition at some point in their lifetime. The commonality of this condition makes minimally invasive treatment options a top priority. Here at Pedes Orange County, we offer an alternative to the typical treatment options for osteoarthritis of the knee: Genicular [...]

How to Treat Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Knee2022-05-31T17:42:34+00:00
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