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A Beginner’s Guide to Venous Skin Ulcers

By Reeder Vein Institute
December 15, 2017

About 1% of American adults suffer from venous skin ulcers. Also referred to as venomous leg ulcers, these sores usually form because of weak blood circulation in the limb. They can last weeks or years and can lead to more serious problems if left untreated. Let’s discuss the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of venous ... read more

Why Winter May be the Best Time to Treat Your Vein Disease

By adminW
November 28, 2017

Football, falling leaves, and sweaters.  Fall and winter are not usually when people think about their varicose veins.  Many people with this problem are happy to cover up in the winter, even if their symptoms of aching, heaviness, and fatigue persist. However, late fall and winter may be the perfect time to address varicose vein ... read more

What Compression Stockings Can Do for You

By Reeder Vein Institute
November 15, 2017

Compression stockings are a valuable treatment method to ease the symptoms of varicose veins. Even if you have varicose veins, your symptoms may not be severe enough to require the help of compression stockings. Compression stockings work to improve circulation in the leg. They are tight at the foot then loosen as they fit higher ... read more

Varicose Vein Treatment Options: Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation

By Reeder Vein Institute
October 15, 2017

Varicose veins are largely problematic for women, and can also develop in some men. When these veins are first noticed, they may cause more cosmetic concern than anything else. However, at some point, varicose veins also present physical symptoms such as aching, throbbing, and burning. To restore comfort, it is necessary to know that treatment ... read more

What Dermatitis on the Lower Legs May be Telling You

By Reeder Vein Institute
September 15, 2017

When we hear the term “dermatitis,” we think about the skin. When we think about a condition on the skin, we may not immediately relate it to a vein problem. One of the fascinating, and also complex, matters of the human body is that there is an interconnection between all parts. This can create challenges ... read more

Get the Facts about Varicose Veins

By Reeder Vein Institute
August 15, 2017

There is no doubt that living in the information age offers certain perks. We don’t have to leaf through book after book to obtain important information. The internet has brought everything to our fingertips, from home goods to health tips. The problem with living in the information age is that it can be difficult to ... read more

How to Treat Lymphedema

By Reeder Vein Institute
July 15, 2017

Lymphedema is a medical condition that occurs when fluids collect, resulting in swelling in the arms and legs. If you think you suffer from lymphedema, consider the following symptoms and treatments. Lymphedema can develop when lymph nodes are removed, typically during cancer treatment. Without lymph nodes to drain bacteria and viruses, fluid may accrue in ... read more

Your occupation could be causing varicose veins

By Reeder Vein Institute
June 15, 2017

Genetics, pregnancy, a history of blood clots, and obesity are some of the more commonly known causes of varicose veins. Your choice of occupations can also be added to the list of reasons why this painful and unpleasant vein condition develops. Occupations that require long bouts of standing or sitting are a significant contributor to ... read more

The Case for Varicose Vein Treatment

By Reeder Vein Institute
May 15, 2017

Varicose veins are largely perceived as a cosmetic concern. They look unattractive, with their roping, bulging characteristics. They keep you from wearing clothing that reveals the lower extremities. Are these sufficient concerns to validate treatment? They are! However, there’s more to varicose vein treatment than meets the eye. Patients who undergo the appropriate therapy to ... read more

FAQs about Deep Vein Thrombosis

By Reeder Vein Institute
April 15, 2017

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a term that refers to a blood clot that develops inside your vein, typically deep within the leg although they can also form in your thigh, pelvis or arm. If part of the blood clot breaks off, it travels through your bloodstream where it can get stuck in your lungs ... read more