Can Leg Pain Be Caused by Varicose Veins?

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Can Leg Pain Be Caused by Varicose Veins?

Woman on a couch is squeezing her leg which indicates that leg pain can be caused by varicose veins and can be treated at The Vein Institute.

Many patients come to see us at The Vein Institute complaining about chronic leg pain. Upon examination, we often find that their legs are covered with varicose veins. But when we ask, “Have you ever considered the possibility that varicose veins may be the cause of your leg pain?” the answers is always the same:…

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How VenaSeal Treatment for Varicose Veins works

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Are you suffering from varicose veins? Or perhaps you’re looking for non-intrusive treatment options that do not include surgery? VenaSeal treatment maybe an option for you.   What Is VenaSeal Treatment? VenaSeal treatment is currently the newest and most advanced treatment method for varicose veins. This vein treatment is a minimally invasive procedure that introduces…

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Lymphedema and Chronic Venous Insufficiency

How is Lymphedema and Chronic Venous Insufficiency Connected? Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) is a condition in the legs that occurs when the valves are not working properly, and can cause swelling and pigmentation. Because these valves are not working properly, it makes it difficult for the blood to return to the heart, therefore the blood…

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Do I Need to Wear Compression Stockings After My Vein Procedure?

Do I Need to Wear Compression Stockings After My Vein Procedure? Compression stockings are often used as part of a conservative treatment plan for varicose veins. They improve circulation, reduce fatigue, and ease swelling in the feet and ankles. Although compression stockings help control the symptoms associated with varicose veins, they won’t make diseased veins…

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When Varicose Veins Become Dangerous?

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  Varicose veins and spider veins are unsightly and a nuisance, but at what point do they become a danger to your health?       In this article we’ll explain the stages of progression of chronic venous disease, and why the earlier the treatment, the better.   Those annoying varicose veins are the result…

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Why Do Varicose Veins Hurt?

First, a caveat – for many people, their varicose veins don’t hurt. Some people will experience pain related to their varicose veins, while others will not. Research into pain associated with vein disease is thus often difficult to assess due to an absence of a close relationship between pain and the clinical severity of the venous disease.…

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