June 2021

Complications of Untreated Varicose Veins


Varicose veins and their underlying cause, venous reflux disease can cause a wide array of symptoms, including leg pain, swelling, aching, heaviness, restless legs, and nocturnal leg cramps.

If left untreated, superficial venous reflux disease can progress to cause skin changes and other complications.

Complications of untreated venous disease include:
1. Superficial Thrombophlebitis (STP)
A […]

Complications of Untreated Varicose Veins2021-06-14T20:00:18+00:00

April 2020

6 Stages of Venous Disease, Which Stage Am I?


Venous Reflux Disease is progressive and worsens over time.

Venous reflux disease is also known as venous stasis, chronic venous insufficiency, or venous incompetence. Venous reflux disease refers to ‘leaky valves in the veins of the legs. Reflux may occur in the deep and/or superficial leg veins. The deep […]

6 Stages of Venous Disease, Which Stage Am I?2021-09-14T19:01:06+00:00

May 2016

Are Stasis Ulcers or Leg Wounds Caused Varicose Veins?


healed ulcer

70% of chronic leg wounds are a result of long standing varicose veins and underlying venous insufficiency. Ulcers, or leg wounds are usually preceded by changes of the skin such as a brownish skin discoloration around the ankles and stasis dermatitis. A venous leg […]

Are Stasis Ulcers or Leg Wounds Caused Varicose Veins?2020-12-19T01:41:45+00:00

August 2014

May 2014

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