Diagnostic vascular testing can be a necessity in a number of cases. In order to treat the high-risk diabetic patient, or in order to prevent complications from poor circulation, a complete circulation test must be done prior to therapy.
If you suffer from complications of diabetes, poor circulation, or any other ailment that affects the feet and ankles, please schedule an appointment at one of the Weil Foot & Ankle podiatry offices in and around the Chicago area today.
The incidence of peripheral vascular disease and peripheral arterial disease has been increasing over the last few decades. It is usually associated with other conditions such as cardiac disease, renal disease, hypertension, and diabetes.
Early diagnosis and treatment of this problem may help prevent future problems such as ulceration, gangrene, and the need for amputation. Our Chicago foot and ankle specialists will evaluate your baseline circulatory status and recommend if you need additional vascular testing. The testing is not typically painful and consists of using blood pressure cuff like devices around your legs which squeeze and check your circulatory flow.
Please call our Chicago podiatry office at (847) 666-5504 if you have any additional questions about vascular testing. We will be happy to provide you with all the information that you may need. With 15 podiatry offices in and around the Chicago area, there is sure to be an office near you!