Your arteries carry blood rich in oxygen and nutrients from your heart to the rest of your body. When the arteries in your legs become blocked, your legs do not receive enough blood or oxygen, and you may have a condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD), sometimes called leg artery disease.
Laser treatment is another way to treat varicose veins. Your physician inserts a tiny fiber into a varicose vein through a catheter. The fiber sends out laser energy that kills the diseased portion of your varicose vein.
During sclerotherapy, your physician injects a chemical into your varicose veins. The chemical irritates and scars your veins from the inside out so your abnormal veins can then no longer fill with blood.
Once a moth Cheryl Frank, Wound Care nurse will be attending to help with the management of difficult wounds. General Practitioners are able to refer to get a second opinion on the management of these wounds...
This clinic involves weekly visits to exercise the patients with the help of physiotherapy. They will be assesssed over an 8 week period which includes ABI, Weight and vascular Risk Factors. Education sessions with dietitions and physiotherapy will also be included.