You ever feel like you need to hit the gym a little bit harder because you have been sitting all week long? Some of us spend upwards of 12 hours a day on the computer working. This means a lot of sedation and sitting still for long periods of time. We all know we should […]
Varicose veins develop knots or kinks, which often happens in the feet and legs. They typically appear as spider veins and can lead to aches, discomfort, and other issues.
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With a late diagnosis, varicose veins cause damage to the circulatory system – get a vein screening Varicose veins are not just ugly, they can cause a lot of leg pain if not treated properly. Sometimes we probably think that having them treated is going to be an ordeal that would be better left out […]
What is chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)? Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) occurs when the vein walls and/or valves in the legs stop working properly. This condition makes it difficult for the veins to carry blood back to the heart from the legs. Blood tends to “pool” or collect in these veins. This venous pooling is referred to as stasis. […]
As the summer comes to an end, we get some relief with cooler weather. You might think that cooler weather will give your vein discomfort some relief too, but you’d be wrong. Unfortunately, varicose veins can irritate all year-round. Upcoming months may be a good time to come in for a FREE SCREENING. You can […]
Popular Treatment Options for Varicose Veins The Vein Institute of Utah has many different options of how to deal with varicose veins, and we suggest you speak with medical professionals before you decide what course of action is best for you. These are some of the possible treatments and go-to vein surgery aftercare tips from […]
If you’re anything like me, you completely lost track of time and now summer is going to quick! We have some summer tips for you. Afraid to be caught looking less than your best? Varicose veins causing you to debate wearing that cute skirt? Don’t worry- there’s still time to reduce the appearance of your […]
With Summer right around the corner, it is time to manage those unsightly and pesky varicose veins. The start of Summer means you’ll be showing more skin and naturally you want to feel as confident as possible. Believe it or not, there are many different types of food that can decrease your chances of spider […]
Do you spend the summer months trying to hide their legs while everyone else shows theirs off? Turns out, you’re in good company. According to the Vascular Disease Foundation, there are at least 20 million people suffering from varicose veins in the United States. While we are committed to providing minimally invasive procedures to help you […]
Compression Socks & Stockings Work If you suffer from varicose, unhealthy, or spider veins, you recognize primary the frustration of managing fatigue, swelling, itching, burning, and leg cramps. Compression socks can facilitate and scale back the symptoms of painful unhealthy veins and once worn often, they slow the progression of the veins getting any worse. We […]
Varicose veins can often be seen on the skin, but this is not the case all the time. Some varicose veins can be hidden from sight deeper under the skin. These pests can be harder to notice, but here are some commonplace symptoms: 1. Aching pain that may get worse after sitting or standing […]