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.
Varicose, Spider and now Reticular veins. How are you supposed to know what’s what? Or, more importantly, how to get rid of them?
If you or anyone you know has high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, or heart disease, or if they smoke cigarettes or have a family history of cardiac disease or stroke, then chances are that Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) already has or will touch your life.
Varicose veins can be unsightly and, in some cases, cause health problems, including aches and pains in the affected area. But with treatments, including laser ablation and advanced forms of sclerotherapy, varicose vein removal is a safe and easy procedure. These are some of the most popular procedures that our[…]
With Spring upon us, you may be taking a look in the mirror and asking if your legs are warm-weather ready when it comes time to shed that winter clothing.
One of the most frequently asked questions we get at the Vein Institute of New Jersey is: “Does exercise have any effect on varicose veins and/or spider veins?” We always tell our patients that the benefits of exercise will outweigh the negatives. Exercise improves arterial circulation and cardiac function, which[…]