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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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