Woman sitting on the couch with varicose veins on her leg

We Are the Vein Clinic of Kansas City: Here’s How We Can Help You

Do you have swollen, throbbing, itchy, or restless legs? Do your spider veins or varicose veins make you feel uncomfortable and self-conscious? If your answer is “yes,” you are likely suffering from a type of vein disease. Vein diseases…
Sclerotherapy injection into a patient's ankle

What Does Recovery Look Like After Getting Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a procedure done to treat and minimize the appearance of varicose and spider veins. It is often done for cosmetic purposes but also may be performed due to symptoms of varicose or spider veins, such as aching or swelling. The…
Doctor with gloves examining a patient's ankle veins

What Types of Treatment Does a Vein Surgeon Offer?

It’s no surprise that we underestimate the importance of healthy veins until something goes wrong with them. Being a part of the circulatory system, the health of your veins is vital to the proper functioning of the body. Veins work against…
Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Pros of Getting a Lymphatic Massage

In recent years, lymphatic massage – also known as manual lymphatic drainage massage – has become a popular form of reflexology, not only because it feels good, but also due to its many potential health benefits. As its name implies,…
Doctor examining a patient's leg veins

Reasons a Vein Surgeon Would Recommend Microphlebectomy for Spider Veins

If you have large varicose veins, chances are, you are suffering from cosmetic concerns and pain. As abnormal veins become larger, pressure increases, causing fatigue, throbbing pain, itching, and skin discoloration. If you see a vein surgeon…
Doctor magnifying a patient's varicose veins

Facts About Sclerotherapy

Do you have unsightly purple veins on your legs that keep you from wearing shorts and bathing suits? These purple ropes and spindles are signs that you are suffering from spider veins or varicose veins. You can feel beautiful again through…
Doctor examining a patient's veins

What to Expect at Your First Visit to a Vein Clinic

The health of your veins provides a useful glimpse into your overall health. A key part of the circulatory system, the veins return deoxygenated blood to the heart. However, when these blood vessels get damaged, it can impair the flow of blood…
Therapist performing a lymphatic massage

What Is a Lymphatic Massage?

Do you suffer from persistent and painful swelling in your legs or arms? Take heed, because this is a potential symptom of a condition known as lymphedema. Lymphedema is a chronic condition characterized by an accumulation of protein-rich…
Woman sitting down experiencing vein pain

MVS Vein Pain? Talk to a Vein Doctor

Your veins carry blood back to your heart from all over the body, including the legs. They have to work against gravity to do this. To make it easier, there are valves in the veins that close to keep the blood from flowing back down. Should…
Varicose veins on a female legs

Popular Vein Treatments

Unsightly veins, particularly varicose veins, can go beyond merely bringing on a great deal of embarrassment: they can cause discomfort, heaviness, and in some cases, even potentially serious complications. Fortunately, there are a variety…