Restless Leg Syndrome There are some common misconceptions about Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). This is due partially to the fact that there is no one definitive way patients experience it. Everyone’s experience is different. Some use comparisons, such as “like ants crawling on my skin” or “like fizz going through my veins” to try to […]
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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 […]
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. […]
Up to 75% of people experience hemorrhoids in their lifetime. It is a common condition that can cause a great deal of pain and inconvenience. Is there a link between alcohol and hemorrhoids? Allow us to explain: Hemorrhoids are painful. They stop you from being comfortable in the most comfortable position there is; sitting. They […]
We get this question from patients and candidates all the time when we start going into what makes them tick and what might need to be changed to keep them healthy. “What are the differences between arteries and veins?” Just from the looks of it, one might think that they are the same – they […]
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 […]
When it comes to varicose veins, there are well-known risk factors, such as age, gender, and family history. But a lesser-known risk factor is a change in season specifically, wintertime. Here are a few ways to avoid or lessen the chance of forming varicose veins during the winter. The Battle of the Bulge: The Holiday […]
Many people suffer from a medical condition known as venous ulcers. Venous ulcers are a class of skin ulcers that develop when skin breaks down and reveals the tissue underneath. There are numerous types of venous ulcers, but these ulcers develop when the venous valves, which prevent the backflow of blood, begin to break down. These ulcers […]
From digestion to heart health, blood flow affects the whole body. Body temperature and the body’s pH level also depend upon good circulation. Varicose veins occur when veins are weakened and cannot return blood to the heart to obtain the necessary oxygenated blood and get it back to the legs. While we are committed to providing minimally invasive […]