Varicose veins, spider veins, and reticular veins may be a cosmetic concern for some people, but for others, it can be quite painful and affect their quality of life. Vein disease is very common with over 80 million people in the United States suffering from some type of vein issue. Even though they may seem the[…]
As we discussed in Part I in our series on leg pain (aka claudication), there are many sources contributing to the discomfort we feel in our legs. One of the most common causes, however, is poor circulation or Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). In part II, we’ll discuss the various treatment strategies available from[…]
Leg pain may come from a variety of sources. Some pain—particularly muscular or joint pain-- can be attributed to overuse. Frequently, back problems of spinal alignment cause pain in the legs. Occasionally, pain may emanate from the vascular system--blood clots, varicose veins or poor circulation.
It’s a common misperception that varicose veins are only a cosmetic issue, and that people want treatment only to improve the appearance of their legs. While this is sometimes the case, we know that the treatment of varicose veins is not for cosmetic purposes alone, but is quite often a medical necessity.
The standing vs. sitting debate has received a lot of attention recently, primarily due to the advent of the standing desk and some health reports claiming both benefits and warnings. But at the end of the day, how these positions make you feel is most important, especially for your legs.
For those suffering from unsightly large, bulging veins that can cause pain and fatigue, there is a solution! The Vein Institute of New Jersey offers easily accessible and, virtually, painless treatment that can help improve your circulation and self-image.