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Although peripheral artery disease (PAD) and osteoarthritis of the knee are fairly common diseases, they are quite serious and are more likely to cause complications as you age. Common symptoms include intense pain which interrupts your everyday life, especially when underlying conditions make the situation worse. If this is you, it is imperative that you connect with a specialist who provides PAD- and osteoarthritis-specific treatments that are minimally invasive. At AVA Vascular, our specialists can provide treatments that alleviate pain and allow you to get back to the life you love.
As PAD advances, fatty plaques begin to build up in arteries, causing a reduction in blood flow and manifesting as leg pain when walking. This can cause additional problems, such as infections, sores, and nonhealing wounds, which can even cause amputation if not treated. Minimally-invasive procedures to reverse PAD damage are invaluable, and at AVA, we can perform such procedures through a minimally-invasive, outpatient process, soothing pain, boosting healing, and stopping the threat of amputation.
“Wear and tear” arthritis, or osteoarthritis of the knee, is often attacked with various medications, injections, and physical therapy – yet these treatments often fail and culminate in knee replacement surgery. However, not every patient can afford this surgery, and not every body can endure it. Additionally, it is not guaranteed to work, and patients face long and painful recovery periods. AVA Vascular offers another choice – genicular artery embolization, which is an interventional radiology treatment. This procedure prevents blood from moving into the lining of the knee (synovium), which stops pain and restores mobility. No knee replacement surgery required!
In 2021, Lake Elsinore, tucked just southeast of Los Angeles, boasted a population of 71,563 people. Considered a very diverse area, Lake Elsinore is a friendly city with an upward-moving community. The lake itself sits in the center of the city, and the warm thermal winds make it an ideal place for aerial extreme sports. As for healthcare, Lake Elsinore is home to Mission Valley Medical Center and Southwest Healthcare Inland Valley Hospital, and the Family Healthcare Center provides care for all ages.
If you don’t want to settle for anything less than the best, come to AVA Vascular for PAD and osteoarthritis treatment. We help you avoid painful recovery, general anesthesia, and overnight stays and are conveniently located near Murrieta. Stop putting up with your PAD cramps, open sores, and chronic knee pain. Come see us at AVA Vascular.
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We offer an alternative to traditional surgeries which can have long recovery timesand higher rates of complications for many common conditions such as arthritis of the knee, BPH, and hemorrhoids. We bring awareness to both patients and primary care physicians about PAD and alternative minimally invasive treatment options.
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