If this is the first you are hearing of Baker’s Cyst, you’re not alone. And the reason we are discussing it here, in our vascular practice, is because if this type of cyst ruptures the result is a painful, swollen leg, which at first glance may be indistinguishable from an acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
Following up from our previous post, Why Are My Legs Swelling, we wanted to further explore this topic and discuss some of the treatment options that may be available to help alleviate your swollen legs, a.k.a, peripheral edema.
Venous stasis dermatitis, also known as leg discoloration, is a common problem. For many people, living with leg discoloration can cause discomfort and insecurities. Leg discoloration can be a sign of an issue with the veins in your feet or lower legs. Let’s discuss what causes leg discoloration, and some preventive[…]
Leg swelling can be a painful and scary experience. There are numerous potential causes of this condition from circulatory to environmental to inflammatory. In this article we discuss some of the most common causes of leg swelling, also known as peripheral edema.
This is a common topic that we get asked about on a daily basis. And as insurance companies become more stringent with their requirements of what can or cannot be covered during a varicose vein procedure, we thought it would be important to address this subject once again.
Part of our goal at the Vein Institute at The Cardiovascular Care Group is to offer transparency and additional education and understanding in vascular topics. Understanding and potentially preventing aortic aneurysms is an important aspect of what we do in our medical practice. And by giving you a laymen’s[…]