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Vascular Conditions

Risk Factors Common to Athletes Make them Susceptible

Most symptoms of vascular conditions are likely to be brushed off, ignored completely, or never reported by student athletes because they don’t realize it might be something serious.
Some of the conditions that can put an athlete at an increased risk for a blood clot, DVT or PE:

Beats Athletic Testing performs a non-invasive full vascular ultrasound to look for vascular conditions that are more common in athletes than non-athletes.

We check the carotid arteries, abdominal aorta and the arteries and veins of the lower extremities.

Undiagnosed blood clots can break free and travel to the lungs, which can lead to potentially life-threatening pulmonary embolisms.

Damage to blood vessels can occur due to trauma during physical activity.

Interrupted or inadequate blood flow to the digestive system is a phenomenon that can occur in athletes known as mesenteric ischemia.