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Why Do My Leg Veins Hurt?

It is believed that one in three middle-aged Americans has some form of vein disease. Few seek medical care for their condition even though vein disease can cause uncomfortable symptoms, including vein pain. Technically, there are no nerves in our veins, so the blood vessels themselves don’t hurt. Pain in the tissue immediately surrounding the …

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Thrombectomy for Deep Vein Thrombosis

When we get a scrape or cut, a blood clot forms to prevent excessive bleeding. While blood clotting is essential, this natural biological process can also pose a risk for some people. Sometimes, blood clots form when there isn’t a cut or scrape to mend. Sometimes, they form in large veins that are deep within …

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Should You Get Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation for Venous Reflux?

At Minimally Invasive Vascular Center, we meet a lot of people who want to rid themselves of the frustrating symptoms of vein disease. Doing so doesn’t have to require surgery, as was once the norm. We’ve come a long way since the days of vein stripping and are now much more reliant on innovative technologies. …

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Spider Vein Prevention Strategies You Should Know

Spider veins are a common and, fortunately, mild form of venous insufficiency. They do not represent a major medical problem, nor does having spider veins mean you will get varicose veins. However, these groups of visible webs of blue, purple, and red can be a huge cosmetic concern. Because they often develop on the ankles, …

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What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

Conditions like chronic venous insufficiency are not well-known. We don’t see this condition. What we see are its effects, varicose veins, discoloration, and other vein problems. Chronic venous insufficiency occurs when the veins fail to adequately circulate blood from the limbs back to the heart. Usually, the insufficiency affects the legs because it is from …

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Summer is Here! Do You Know What to Do for Those Varicose Veins?

We’ve been looking forward to it for months and now we are finally on the cusp of warmer weather. As we shed our layers of clothing to enjoy more sunshine and welcoming temperatures, people with varicose veins have new concerns to address. We often hear how people feel self-conscious in the summer due to the …

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Could Varicose Veins be a Men’s Health Issue?

We call them “unsightly” and “embarrassing,” but spider veins and varicose veins are more than that. They can be a potentially serious problem. While these vein issues are typically seen as a women’s health issue, we need to take another look. Men can and do get varicose veins. Seeing them only as a cosmetic issue, …

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What to Do for Poor Circulation

Good blood circulation is an integral part of a healthy life. The blood delivers oxygen throughout the body and also transports white blood cells that help fight off infection and illness. Good circulation also helps us stay energized and focused. Historically, it has been assumed that circulation issues are reserved for our population of older …

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Is CoolSculpting Something that Could Brighten Up Your Spring?

After the winter months, the majority of which we have spent beneath layers of clothing or blankets, we feel excited at the prospect of freeing ourselves. There is nothing more glorious than feeling the warmth of the sun on the skin after months of cold weather. However, coming out from under our covers also puts …

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A Message about COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease)

On behalf of everyone at the Minimally Invasive Vascular Center, our hearts go out to all those impacted by COVID-19—this includes not only those diagnosed with the virus, but also their friends and family members, those whose jobs and schools have been impacted and so many more. As your community healthcare provider, we wanted to …

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