When do I need to address varicose veins?

Unsightly and troublesome varicose veins? Typically, when your legs are giving you problems is the best signal you need to do something about them.  Symptoms from varicose veins range from constant itching, swelling, pain, discoloration, and even open wounds.  You don’t have to see varicose veins to have venous disease in your legs.  Many people experience these symptoms without actually…

Varicose Vein treatment-When is the best time to schedule treatment?

Varicose vein treatment - Memphis TN

We can address varicose vein treatment in many different ways.  With new technology, the old varicose vein treatment of vein stripping is outdated and hardly performed anymore.  New vein treatments such as heat-induced vein ablation, non-thermal ablation, and sclerotherapy are the best varicose vein treatments now. We will mainly discuss varicose vein treatments today, but for more information about varicose…

Varicose Vein Treatments Available to You!

Varicse vein treatment center in Memphis.

Venous disease presents itself in many different shapes and sizes. They vary from large visible varicose veins, to veins causing symptoms that are not visible, or to spider veins. Each one has different forms of vein treatments available. Memphis Vascular Center can treat all the above! Let’s discuss some of the vein treatment options available to you. Large varicose veins…

What does it cost for vein treatments?

cost of varicose vein treatment in Memphis

So maybe you have seen commercials or ads by now, and you have thought that having these veins on my legs are really not a big deal.  Or you may have thought it is going to be to expensive to get rid of these veins.  Well in many cases, your treatments may be covered under your insurance plan. Many times,…

Varicose Veins?

Painful legs caused by varicose veins.

There are different types of veins in your body. Some examples are deep and superficial. Deep veins are centrally located and carry a majority of your blood back to your heart. Superficial veins carry a small portion of your blood and are located closer to your skin. When they are not functioning correctly, they can become varicose veins. Spider or…

PREGNANCY AND VARICOSE VEINS…..

Pregnant woman with varicose veins

There are ways to minimize veins that have appeared during pregnancy and their long term effects. Typically, there are three main causes.  The first, probably the most obvious, is that as the baby grows pressure on the veins in the pelvis increases.  This will make it harder for the veins in the legs to circulate the blood back to the…

Varicose Veins and your health

Causes of varicose veins

Here is a good article discussing your vascular health and varicose veins. http://www.newsmax.com/FastFeatures/blood-pressure-varicose-veins/2016/07/14/id/738744/ Varicose veins are caused by high blood pressure within a vein. The unsightly or bulging veins in the legs or pelvis occur when valves in the veins break. Other symptoms of varicose veins include sores on the legs, rashes, skin color changes, and a heavy or aching…

Holiday shopping and your leg health

Holiday shopping - legs hurt due to varicose veins.

It is that time of year again. You are having to fight the traffic and the crowds at stores. Chances are that this time of the year you will be putting in more walking miles than you do the rest of the year. For people with venous or arterial disease in their legs, it can be quite challenging. Typically, problems…

Varicose vein myths and facts

Patients ask me all of the time, “How can I prevent varicose veins?” The truth is hard to swallow. varicose vein prevention with exerciseIt is hard to accept because we feel helpless. We want control in our lives. We want to be able to change things that are wrong. If we are overweight, there is a self-help solution. Diet and…