Leg or foot wounds that are
slow to heal
Unexplained leg pain or
cramping, especially during
exercise or walking
Skin problems or discoloration
on your legs and feet,
poor nail growth
AN IMPORTANT REASON TO
TAKE YOUR SOCKS OFF
Proper diagnosis can start by taking off your socks and
talking with your healthcare provider about any symptoms you have noticed.
What should I look for?
Write down any questions or notes
to discuss with your doctor:
Visit www.heart.org/PAD to learn more.
If you do have PAD, special exercise
programs and medications have helped
many others like you to manage symptoms
and lower risks.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) affects more than 8. 5 million
American adults and many are unaware. Are you one of them?