Varicose veins are a common health problem that affects more than half of the population. While they’re unsightly and often uncomfortable, they’re generally regarded as harmless. However, if left untreated, varicose veins can cause numerous health complications, some of which can be quite serious.
Leg pain is commonly caused by venous reflux disease. Contributing factors include general health, occupation, gender, and age. Leading treatments include painless in-office procedures such as VenaSeal and ClosureFast.
Leg ultrasound procedures are safe, effective, and pain-free. The quick and non-invasive procedure is used to detect unhealthy blood flow and the presence of varicose veins, while informing proper treatment methods.
Legs that itch, burn, or feel heavy might be symptoms of varicose veins, which can progressively get worse or cause serious health risks. Learn these signs, how to prevent them, and what can be done to treat them.
Empire Vein Specialists welcomes Dr. Kimberly McFarland to our Temecula office. An interventional radiologist, she can bring dramatic and lasting improvement to patient health. She also speaks fluent Spanish.
Swollen legs can be caused by poor health or lifestyle habits. Poor blood circulation and diseased veins can cause leg inflammation. Excessive sitting, standing, and body weight can also lead to swelling.