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Dr. Daniel LeGrand: Treating Your Circulation Problems
Healing Center. A vascular specialist during the earlier years of practice, Dr. LeGrand draws on his experience to identify patients that have particular circulation issues.
Issues can be arterial, that is blood flowing in, or venous, which is the blood flowing out, Dr. LeGrand says.
Venous insufficiency, a condition Dr. LeGrand is certified to treat, occurs when these veins and their valves become damaged. This prevents the blood from properly flowing from the feel, up the leg, to the heart. The system becomes backed up, causing the blood end fluid to be trapped in the feet, ankles and lower legs, which results in swelling of these areas. In the United States, 40 percent of the population have chronic venous insufficiency.
“One of the unique aspects of our clinic is we have a focus on vascular issues,” Dr. LeGrand says. “Because that has become such a prominent part of our practice, we actually have an ablation program where we can deal with the problem so that we not only diagnose, but can deal with the issue which is underlying and causing them to have chronic recurring wounds on their legs.
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