Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

What is PAD?

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) develops when arteries in your legs become blocked with plaque or fatty deposits that limit the blood flow. According to the Vascular Disease Foundation, one in every 20 Americans over 50 has PAD.

Signs and Symptoms of PAD

Treatment Options for PAD

WellStar West Georgia Medical Center offers a variety of treatment options for PAD. The severity of the disease determines the best treatment option. It is diagnosed utilizing ultrasound or angiography.

If you are experiencing PAD symptoms, please discuss your concerns with your physician and ask if you can benefit from our PAD program at WellStar WGMC.

For more information, call the Heart Clinic at (706) 845-3274.