What is peripheral artery disease?
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries, most commonly in the arteries of the legs.
8-12 million Americans are living with PAD.
PAD affects 1 in 8 Americans over the age of 60.
PAD contributes to 10-30% of all lower extremity ulcers.
40% of those with PAD experience no symptoms or leg pain.
Advanced PAD results in delayed wound healing and greater risk for limb loss.
Timely detection and treatment of any wound can reduce risk of amputation and improve quality of life.
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An estimated 12 million people in the USA have PAD. Peripheral artery disease is a narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels in the legs. This results in decreased blood flow that affects the health of your skin on your feet and legs. It can also be the reason an ulcer does not heal. We offer the most advanced treatments for non-healing and chronic wounds. Find a Wound Care Center® near you.