Benefits of Compression Socks: When to Wear Them & How to Use Them

Good circulation is important for our overall health. If you travel, sit or stand at work all day, or have been diagnosed with conditions such as varicose veins, DVT, CVI, or lymphedema, you may benefit from compression socks and stockings.  

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DVT Awareness: Economy Class Syndrome and the Benefits of Compression for Travel

To celebrate DVT Awareness Month, we’re discussing everything DVT, including economy class syndrome and the benefits of compression for travel.

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6 Ways You Can Improve Your Leg Health

Do you sit or stand for long periods of time? Are you or have you experienced achy, tired, swollen or fatigued legs? You may be at risk. Leg health is an important aspect of our overall health, yet fewer people tend to think about it.

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Learn More About Vein Health

Do you have tired, achy legs? Do your legs and ankles swell? Do you see what may appear to be the onset of varicose veins? About 50% of women and 40% of men in the United States suffer from some kind of vein problem. Now is the time to learn how to improve your vein health!

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Compression Socks for Nurses

Compression socks, along with a good pair of shoes, can change how a nurse feels throughout his or her day.

After working a 12 hour shift on your feet, swelling and pain is almost guaranteed. While compression has certain medical benefits like helping to prevent varicose veins, or dealing with Lymphedema etc. compression stockings can make an incredible difference to those who don’t have these symptoms or venous diseases.

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Lasers on Stun: Treating Chronic Venous Insufficiency with Endovenous Laser Ablation

Chronic venous insufficiency is somewhat of a blanket term referring to a number of venous disorders wherein the blood has a difficult time circulating from the legs back up to the heart. Weakened or damaged valves in veins cause blood to pool or leak in the leg, creating pressure on vein walls and enlarging the veins themselves.

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An Introductory Guide to Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is somewhat of an umbrella term referring to a variety of venous circulation problems that cause a back-up of blood in the legs. CVI generally doesn’t pose a serious health threat, but it’s a chronic condition that can become progressive and potentially disabling if left untreated, resulting in painful swelling and leg ulcers.

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Treating Spider Veins with Sclerotherapy

If you've noticed small, dilated red or purple veins on your legs or ankles, you've probably got telangiectasia, better known as spider veins. 

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Staying in the Loop: What You Should Know about Venous Disease Treatments

If you’re one of the 80 million Americans living with venous disease, you’ve probably got a couple questions on your mind: What are my treatment options? Is there a cure? Will insurance cover this? 

Whether you’re recently diagnosed with a venous disease or just beginning to notice symptoms, there is a lot of info out there to help answer those questions. 

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