Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
PAD refers to diseases of the blood vessels outside the heart and brain.
It is often a narrowing of the vessels that carry blood to the legs, arms, stomach or kidneys.
- Leg cramping, pain, fatigued and/or heaviness
- Pain during exercise, which is relieved during rest
- Cold legs
- Poor wound healing
- High blood pressure
- High Cholesterol
- Diet high in saturated fat and cholesterol
- Heart disease
How Do We Test For PAD?
An ankle-brachial index test (ABI) is a simple, non-invasive test measuring blood pressure in the arms and ankles. A Doppler (sound) probe with gel is touched to the skin to listen to your blood flow through your arteries.
Estimated testing cost - $39