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 Varicose Vein Treatment? 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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Compression garments have a variety of benefits and can be effective for managing the pain and discomfort associated with vein disease. If you’re curious about compression socks for varicose veins, find out how they can help. What Are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are swollen, enlarged and twisted veins with a blue or purple appearance. They…

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