DVT: Causes, Warning Signs, Treatment and Prevention

Any type of vein blockage can affect your health, but some conditions are worse than others. Deep vein thrombosis or DVT occurs when a blood clot forms, causing a disruption of blood flow in one of the deep veins in your body, typically your…
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How Can a Vein Specialist Help Treat Cardiovascular Conditions?

Cardiovascular conditions encompass all issues affecting blood circulation. They can affect people of all ages and from all walks of life. At Missouri Vein Specialists, we are dedicated to providing high-quality care and the most cutting-edge…
Vein Disease

How Can Compression Therapy Treat Your Vascular Issues?

Compression therapy is a treatment used to prevent and treat vascular issues such as chronic venous insufficiency and other vein disorders. Compression therapy involves wearing specially designed socks or stockings to support veins, increase…

Spider Veins: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Spider veins are small, damaged veins that occur most commonly on the surface of the legs or face, and develop more often in women. Typically, spider veins are considered superficial, and although they may occasionally cause discomfort, they…
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What Is Sclerotherapy?

If lately, you’ve been hiding your legs because your varicose or spider veins embarrass you, you must be feeling the heat. You don’t need to live life forever wearing pants or jeans, even during the hot summer months. There was a time when…
Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins: Are They Dangerous?

It’s commonly believed that varicose veins are an inevitable part of aging. Most of the time, the visibly blue and purple veins around the legs bring no harm to people who see them as nothing more than a passing concern or a cosmetic problem.…

What Is Vein Disease?

Vein disease is a chronic condition that encompasses a range of disorders. Over time it can cause a number of uncomfortable symptoms and conditions such as varicose veins and spider veins. The good news is that there are a variety of treatments…
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How Do Spider Veins and Varicose Veins Form?

Varicose veins and their smaller version, spider veins, are a common circulatory condition that can result from having damaged or weakened valves in the veins. The valves are tiny parts of a vein that help to push the blood back to the heart…
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What Can a Vein Clinic Treat?

A vein clinic is where you will find medical doctors who focus on treating patients with a variety of vein diseases and circulatory conditions. These conditions can cause a web-like appearance (varicose veins or spider veins), chronic leg pain,…
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Benefits of Visiting a Wound Care Center

Wounds that are not healing properly can cause serious issues in the patient’s health. A scrape or small cut can usually be treated at home, but larger or deeper wounds warrant evaluation and treatment by a medical specialist. Even a small…