Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Rehab at Bay Area Hospital is a comprehensive outpatient program of supervised exercise and education for those living with the disease. Our goal is to help you gradually improve your level of physical activity and to promote a healthy lifestyle.
The Prefontaine Cardiovascular Center offers a program for peripheral vascular disease, in which doctors open blocked blood vessels in the legs, improving blood flow which may result in reduction of leg discomfort while walking, improve healing of leg/foot ulcers, or even prevent amputation. The Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Rehabilitation program emphasizes risk factor modifications, appropriate foot care that may be carried out under the direction of local podiatrists. and a daily walking exercise program.
Vascular procedures offered:
- Vascular angioplasty and stents. Learn more
- Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL)
- Atherectomy – clears out the artery from the inside. Learn more about atherectomy
- Aspiration thrombectomy – removes a clot by suction
- IVC filter – placed in the main vein in the belly area, it blocks a clot’s pathway to the lungs