Blood Clots and Travel: What You Need to Know

December 31, 2019

Traveling for long periods can wreak havoc on the body’s circulatory system. Whether you’re traveling by plane, car or bus, lengthy trips and prolonged periods of inactivity can lead to the formation of blood clots, particularly for those at risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT). In some cases, this condition can cause painful physical […]

Top 5 Best Workouts for Stronger Veins

July 15, 2019

Leg Exercises to Get You Beach Ready

Most people know that regular exercise is good for you. It can help to maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of disease and even improve brain function, but did you know that exercise is good for your veins as well? Exercise not only promotes healthy circulation and blood flow, but it also helps you […]

Does Compression Therapy Really Work?

April 6, 2016

patient that needs compression stockings

Compression therapy is a commonly-prescribed treatment for symptomatic spider and varicose veins. This non-invasive therapy has been around for decades and is also used as a preventative measure against blood clot formation after surgery. Compression stockings have come a long way since their inception, with those unsightly stockings worn by grandma now replaced with more […]