March 2017

July 2014

Should I Wear Compression When I Travel to Prevent a DVT?

2014-07-30T16:30:47+00:00

Should I Wear Compression When I Travel to Prevent a DVT?

travel Using compression stockings during travel can reduce the risk of developing a flight-related deep venous thrombosis (DVT).

Yes. Compression stockings are great to use during air travel and long trips where you will be sitting for […]

Should I Wear Compression When I Travel to Prevent a DVT?2014-07-30T16:30:47+00:00

June 2014

How does graduated compression help with the management of varicose veins?

2014-06-02T22:07:23+00:00

 

Graduated compression therapy is used to treat vein disorders such as varicose veins, venous leg ulcer, venous insufficiency, venous reflux disease, swelling and after vein treatments.  They work by applying external pressure to your legs reducing venous pressure. These elastic stockings squeeze or compress the veins and prevent blood from flowing backward. Compression stockings must […]

How does graduated compression help with the management of varicose veins?2014-06-02T22:07:23+00:00

November 2013

Dr. Oz discusses DVT (blood clots in the veins)

2013-11-01T15:22:46+00:00

Yesterday, the Emmy award-winning television show, Dr. Oz featured information about blood clots in the veins, specifically, deep venous thrombosis (DVT).  He demonstrated how they can break off and travel to the heart and lungs. But, what was missing from this segment was more information about what causes DVT and how can you prevent them.

What […]

Dr. Oz discusses DVT (blood clots in the veins)2013-11-01T15:22:46+00:00

September 2010

Peak Performance

2010-09-16T02:48:47+00:00

Compression stockings are known for improving circulation after the removal of varicose veins. But can they improve athletic performance? The answer is a resounding yes. According to Medi, compression sport stockings are clinically proven in increase performance. Over the course of a marathon, for example, running time is reduced by approximately […]

Peak Performance2010-09-16T02:48:47+00:00

August 2010

Getting Results

2010-08-27T23:41:57+00:00

Compression is important part of the overall healing process. As a result, you’ll need to wear compression stockings following the treatment to ensure you get the best outcomes. Physiologically, compression therapy increases venous blood flow back to the heart, reduces reflux in diseased veins, increases venous blood flow, reduces elevated water content of the tissue, […]

Getting Results2010-08-27T23:41:57+00:00

Taking Flight

2010-08-12T20:12:54+00:00

Patients traveling from different states or countries to seek treatment at La Jolla Vein Care can return to the air within 24-hours after the procedure (although it’s understandable if the stay is extended to take in the beautiful sights of San Diego). Although a patient can easily resume most day-to-day activities right after treatment, it’s […]

Taking Flight2010-08-12T20:12:54+00:00
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