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Peripheral Arterial Disease

1 in 5 people over the age of 60, have Peripheral Arterial Disease

This is condition that causes blockages of the arteries of the legs and feet, and is associated with cardiovasular disease.  You are higher risk of peripheral arterial disease if you smoke, have diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, or have high blood pressure and / or high cholesterol.

Our investigations include:

  • Checking the pulses of your lower legs and feet

  • ​Doppler assessments with an advanced DMX Ultrasound

  • ​ABPI (Ankle Brachial Pressure Index)

  • TBPI (Toe Brachial Pressure Index)​

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If you have any of the symptoms below, or risk factors above, call us for a full vascular assessment:

  • ​Cold feet

  • Numbness / tingling in your feet

  • Pain in the backs of your legs when walking, particularly when walking up a slope

  • Chilblains

  • Slow growing / discoloured toenails

  • Unexplained, and slow to heal wounds on the feet

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