Compression Stockings are Essential When Traveling

Prevent Vein Problems While Traveling

More and more people are traveling long distances and have to remain seated for long periods of time. When movement is constrained, the blood circulation in the legs is restricted. This situation can lead to several common symptoms such as heavy…
Diagram showing the progression of vein diseases. No visible signs, Spider Veins, Varicose Veins, Edema, Hyperpigmentation, Ulcer.
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Varicose Veins and Spider Veins Are Not the Same

Varicose and Spider Veins plague a great number of American Adults: as many as one in three adults complain of some form of venous insufficiency. Although many experience symptoms after turning 50, it’s not uncommon for younger individuals…
Restless Leg Syndrome
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Restless Leg Syndrome and Vein Disease

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a poorly understood but common patient complaint. Affecting 10-15% of Americans, it is characterized by the irresistible urge to move your legs to stop uncomfortable or odd sensations. A patient’s legs become…
Missouri Vein Specialists Varicose Veins
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The Hidden Dangers of Untreated Varicose Veins

Painful varicose veins can be a sign of a more serious problem, such as a blood clot, or a skin infection. If you have a varicose vein that is becoming painful, it could be a clue that something more serious is happening and you should see…
Lots of people running in a marathon.
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Effect of Graduated Compression Stockings in Runners

Castilho Junior, Oswaldo Teno et al. Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders , Volume 6 , Issue 1 , 83 - 89 Objective The objective of this study was to analyze the effect of graduated compression stockings (GCS) on…