Compression stockings have been used for decades to provide relief to patients suffering from the symptoms of venous reflux.Read More
It is perfectly normal to be nervous before seeing your doctor, but at Elmore Medical we strive to make your first visit (and every other visit) a stress-free experience.Read More
Like many medical conditions, varicose veins are influenced by your family history. If you have one parent with varicose veins, your chances of getting them go up by 40%.Read More
Impaired circulation is a serious condition that can compromise your health. Luckily, there are many simple steps that you can take to improve your circulation.Read More
June is Men’s Health Month - a time for men to consider the health issues they face on a regular basis. Varicose veins are one such health issue.
The myth that only women develop varicose veins has long been busted. Varicose veins may be more common in women, but men can develop them too.Read More
Many patients are reluctant to see a doctor for their varicose veins because they assume varicose veins are a “cosmetic” problem, so their health insurance plan won’t pay for treatment. While most health plans won’t pay for treatment of spider veins, they will authorize treatment of varicose veins and other chronic venous insufficiencies if “medical necessity” is demonstrated.Read More
Varicose veins are a common circulatory disorder affecting 25% of all adults, and 50% of people age 50 and older, in the U.S. alone. Despite their prevalence, many patients still have questions about varicose veins and their causes,and most sufferers have little understanding of their condition or treatment options.Read More
For many women, there is little more enjoyable than the thrill of shoe shopping. And that perfect pair of stilettos can make you feel more confident and attractive.
It’s too bad they aren’t healthy for your legs…Read More
It seems everyone from primary care doctors to vascular surgeons, and medical professionals from many backgrounds now promote the treatment of varicose veins. Varicose or spider veins represent a chronic medical condition that progresses if left untreated.Read More
Varicose veins during pregnancy are relatively common, affecting 10% to 20% of pregnant women. Luckily, they are usually painless and temporary.Read More
For many people, varicose veins and spider veins are simply a cosmetic concern. For other people, varicose veins can cause aching pain and discomfort. Sometimes varicose veins lead to more serious problems.Read More
Varicose veins develop for a variety of reasons. Risk factors include family history, age, being a
woman, pregnancy, obesity, prolonged sitting or standing, and more.