Nocturnal Leg Cramps

Nocturnal Leg Cramps

Also called night leg cramps, nocturnal leg cramps are involuntary contractions of your leg muscles occurring when you’re in bed. It is generally the calf muscles that cramp, though your feet or thighs may cramp as well. Stretching the cramped muscle is the way to...

Avoiding Amputations

There are more than 130,000 amputations per year in the United States, and many of those are performed on patients with arterial disease. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD), also called peripheral vascular disease, is the blockage of arteries going to an extremity or...