Varicose Veins and your health

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

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…

Varicose Veins and risk factors

Varicose veins are swollen veins that lie under your skin. They look lumpy and dark blue or purple through your skin. They usually affect your legs, particularly your calf and sometimes your thigh.Veins have one-way valves that help keep blood flowing toward your heart. If your valves are weak or damaged, blood can back up and pool in your veins….

Venous health and pelvic pain

Pelvic pain

Memphis Vascular Center not only focuses on your legs, but your overall venous health. Poor venous flow can also cause pelvic pain. MVC offers treatment options for pelvic congestion syndrome.  Memphis Vascular is the first Nationally Accredited Memphis Vein Center.  For more information or question please contact us at 901-683-1890 or email us. Pelvic Pain? Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Symptoms and treatment…

Varicose vein symptoms can be perceived as other issues.

Vein symptoms can appear in all shapes and sizes.  It is important to get a vascular work up if you are experiencing knee or leg pain, fatigue, swelling or discoloration.  If you would like to learn more about how venous disease can effect your legs and daily living, please click here .   http://www.news-press.com/story/life/wellness/2015/09/28/varicose-vein-problems-before-having-knee-surgery-specialists-joseph-magnant/72750322/   Fran, an active medical office…

What are Varicose Veins? What treatments for Varicose veins are best?

Here is a good article from www.care2.com Varicose veins are a problem for tens of millions of people. For some, it’s simply an aesthetic issue while for others it can be painful. The cause of varicosities is within the veins themselves. Your veins are the highways through which blood returns from the far reaches of your body back to your…

Memphis Vascular Center is nationally recognized as a Vein Center

Date: April 21, 2015 Memphis Vascular Center receives Vein Center accreditation by the IAC. More than one half of Americans age 50 and older are affected by varicose veins. Varicose veins occur when the valves in the leg veins no longer function, causing blood to pool in the legs. In some cases, this condition progresses to a more serious form of venous…

Varicose Vein Article

Good Article in Memphis Health + Fitness about Varicose Veins. Call Memphis Vascular Center for More information or if you want a second opinion at 901-683-1890.

Don’t like the way your legs look?

We will be offering free cosmetic screenings for the month of March.  This will give you a chance to sit with Dr. Roberts and discuss treatment options.  He will also answer any of your questions! Call to schedule today 901-683-1890