Interventional Specialists are experienced and successful in dealing with the vascular conditions that can be at the root of non healing leg wounds. Our board-certified vascular physicians offer in office diagnostic testing and will customize a treatment plan for your condition.
What Causes Non Healing Leg Wounds?
Non Healing leg wounds are due to arterial or venous disease or a combination of both. Often age-related changes can cause non healing leg wounds including:
- Peripheral artery disease: Arterial hardening and narrowing causes decreased blood flow in the legs which can starve your tissues of oxygen. Arterial wounds usually occur on the end of toes or between the heels or on the outer ankle.
- Chronic venous insufficiency: if veins fail to return blood, pressure builds up preventing tissue from getting the oxygen they need. Swelling, discoloration, leg heaviness and itchiness may precede ulcers or non healing wounds. They usually occur on the around the ankle on the inside.
How Do Imaging & Interventional Specialistsspecialists Find Out the Cause of Your Leg Pain?
The Imaging & Interventional Specialists team has in office diagnostic technologies to help identify the course of your nonhealing leg wounds. Besides carful history and physical exams, the team at Imaging & Interventional Specialists may obtain ultrasound studies, angiography or other advanced imaging to aid with accurate diagnoses.
What Advanced “PINHOLE” Procedures Does Imaging & Interventional Specialists Offer for Leg Pain
For nonhealing ulcers due to peripheral arterial disease after diagnosis with angiography treatments may include lifestyle changes, medications combined with treating your arteries with angioplasty and stents.
For nonhealing ulcers due to chronic venous insufficiency treatments may include compression stockings, exercise or specialized advanced treatments including endovenous laser treatment of varicose veins. This redirects flow into healthy veins and larger nonhealing ulcers to heal. Imaging & Interventional Specialists physicians will likely use ultrasound vein mapping to assist in treatment planning potential vein ablation.
Imaging & Interventional Specialists “PINHOLE” Procedures: Fast Recovery, Less Risk, Less Pain, Comfortable Setting
Our experienced board-certified specialists successfully perform “pinhole” procedures every day offering this region leading, state-of-the-art solutions to leg pain. Our minimally invasive image guided procedures are cutting edge technology without the cutting, without the scalpel.
- Procedures are usually done in a comfortable outpatient setting with familiar friendly staff
- Pinhole procedures offer fast recovery, less risk, and less pain
Why Imaging & Interventional Specialists?
Imaging & Interventional Specialists are leaders in interventional radiology and experts in the minimally invasive procedures that will address your nonhealing ulcers.
Using state-of-the-art equipment, our experienced board-certified specialists are focused on your best outcome.
It is important to determine what is causing your non healing leg ulcers. At imaging & interventional specialists board-certified physicians offer in-house testing to determine the cause and develop an individualized treatment program for your non healing leg ulcers.