Claudication is pain or weakness caused by too little blood flow in legs, usually happens during walking or exercise. It is a characteristic symptom of peripheral artery disease which is a potentially serious but treatable circulation problem. It is atherosclerosis developed in your leg arteries, which is related to diabetes, hypertension, smoking, coronary heart disease. Peripheral artery disease effects one in every 20 Americans over the age of 50.
Possible Complications include:
Non-invasive painless DUPLEX ULTRASOUND examination will be performed by a certified vascular ultrasound technicians.
This usually takes 15 minutes to complete. This device uses sound waves to assess the severity and distribution of arterial disease. It is able to help physician to decide the tailored treatment plan on your first visit.
We accept most major insurance companies including Medicare, Blue Shield/Blue Cross, United Healthcare, 1199, Cigna, Aetna, Healthfirst, Wellcare, etc.
Our staff will help you to contact your insurance company to verify eligibility and complete all necessary paperwork.
Please contact our office for initial screen, early prevention as well as prompt treatment if you have any condition above.