Monthly Archives: September 2017

September is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. The disease is the least recognized artery condition because many mistake its symptoms for arthritis or simply old age. However, early detection and treatment of PAD can significantly reduce pain and the risk of heart attack and stroke. What is PAD? PAD is a condition that develops […]

Among cancers affecting both men and women, colon cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States.¬†Fortunately, through Surgical Associates, there are convenient ways to screen and prevent colon cancer, right here in central and northern Wisconsin. Colon cancer usually starts as a small, benign growth called a polyp.¬†A colonoscopy is a […]