| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The easy fix that millions of people may be ignoring.
Each year millions of people struggle with painful, debilitating venous leg ulcers and the stages leading up to the condition. But prevention is simple. That's why doctors are now campaigning to...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Many people know compression socks as those thick white tubes patients must wear after surgery to prevent blood clots when they are stuck in bed.
But a different type of compression sock, called graduated compression hosiery, is geared toward everyday...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Moms, prepare to be pampered.
On Thursday, May 9, Boynton Beach Mall, Town Center at Boca Raton and Coral Square Mall in Coral Springs are celebrating “Mom’s Nite Out,” a annual national celebration held the Thursday before Mother&...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Swollen, twisted and sometimes painful; varicose veins are most common in women, but doctors say they can happen to anyone. In some cases, if not treated they can turn into a serious health risk.
Varicose veins are superficial veins in the leg that,...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q. Varicose veins make my legs look terrible. Is there anything I can do to prevent these ugly veins from getting worse or, preferably, make them go away?
A. Varicose veins occur in about 25 percent of adults. They represent a failure of the veins to...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Dr. Luis Navarro, Director of The Vein Treatment Center in New York, NY, one of the most well-respected and established physicians in the country, has devoted his life's work to the treatment of venous disorders (varicose and spider veins). Formally...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:45 AM
- An alarming 55% of all American women and 20% of American men suffer from some form of vein disorder. Whether it is unsightly, spider-resembling purple patches or bulging rope-like veins that protrude from the skin, veins can be painful, unsightly and...
| Feb 22, 2010
Lori Zeisler knew that varicose veins ran in her family. But hers showed up early - and they hurt.
They first appeared when she was pregnant with her son, who is now 20. "It started with a few inches, and I didn't think much of it," she said. The...
| Mar 4, 2010
Treating twisted, bulging varicose veins used to require painful invasive surgery. Today, a booming industry beckons patients with free screenings and deals on "lunch break" treatments promising faster, more effective and painless procedures.
| Dec 31, 2009
MINNEAPOLIS - Teresa Maruna is on her feet all day in her job as a kidney dialysis technician, so her legs would feel tired in any case. But as someone predisposed to varicose veins, the pain could become excruciating and her ankles would swell to the...
| Jul 9, 2010
In the time it would have taken Jeff Sorensen of Winter Park, Florida, to go out to lunch, the discomfort and swelling caused by his varicose veins was safely and painlessly treated at a Maitland outpatient clinic.
The 34-year-old pharmaceutical salesman...