Carotid Artery Disease: How to Choose the Right Treatment
Carotid artery disease develops when deposits known as plaques form in your carotid arteries, which transport blood to the brain and head. Also known as carotid stenosis, the condition increases your risk of stroke, which deprives the brain of oxygen and is the leading cause of disability in the U.S.Read More
What Does Prosthetic Therapy Involve?
Prosthetic therapy is a specialized type of physical therapy that helps rehabilitate patients who have received a prosthesis to replace a lost limb. Growing accustomed to a prosthesis can be challenging — it’s a major life change — which is why it’s critically important for patients to have support through every step.Read More
What Is Mesenteric Disease?
Mesenteric disease occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the intestines become narrower. Also known as mesenteric ischemia or mesenteric vascular disease, the condition may come on suddenly or develop over time. Here’s everything you need to know about this condition.Read More
Ulcer Management for Diabetes
Diabetic ulcers are open sores which commonly develop on the feet. Anyone who has diabetes can develop an ulcer, which forms as a result of combined factors such as decreased circulation and limited sensation. Vascular diseases can further complicate ulcers by impeding healing abilities and increasing the risk for infection.Read More
What Is a Vein Clinic and How Can It Help You?
Vein clinics are specialty care centers focused on the diagnosis and treatment of venous (vein) conditions. These clinics are led by vein doctors and specialists who are experts in vein health.
Whether you’re seeking care for a specific vein issue or you’ve been referred to a vein specialist by your general practitioner, here’s everything you need to know about vein clinics.Read More
How Nutrition Affects Your Vascular Health
Your diet affects virtually every aspect of your health, and your arteries and veins are no exception. Because the circulatory system plays a critical role in keeping us healthy — and circulation issues can have serious implications on our wellness — it’s important to follow a healthy diet. Here’s more of what you should know about vascular health and nutrition.Read More
Vascular Surgical Associates Appear on 2022 Best of Georgia Regional Winners List in Georgia Business Journal
We are proud to announce that Vascular Surgical Associates was listed as one of Georgia’s leading regional vein care practices by the Georgia Business Journal.Read More
Is Elevating Your Feet Bad for Your Circulation?
Put your feet up: It’s advice we’re often given after a long day. But is this practice actually good for your health — in particular, your circulation? Let’s take a closer look.Read More
Give Some Love to Your Veins with These 7 Steps
February is all about hearts, from the pink and red decorative ones to the spotlight we put on your anatomical version for American Heart Month.
As you think of heart health this month and beyond, extend your focus to your veins, which also play a major role in keeping your heart healthy. Here are a few simple, effective ways you can give some love to your veins.Read More
What to Look for in the Best Fitting Prosthetics
For individuals who have experienced limb loss, the prosthesis that delivers the best possible outcome will be the one that has a proper fit. An improperly-fitted prosthesis can cause discomfort and could even damage other parts of your body.Read More