May 2020

April 2020

What Your Ankles Say About Your Health


5 signs of venous reflux disease found on the ankles

Venous reflux disease refers to ‘leaky valves’ in the leg veins. It is also referred to as venous insufficiency. When the one-way valves that help blood in the veins flow from the feet to the heart, no longer work properly, blood begins to pool around the […]

What Your Ankles Say About Your Health2020-08-19T00:18:05+00:00

July 2014

What is Stasis Dermatitis?


Stasis dermatitis or venous stasis dermatitis is a change in the skin that occur when blood collects (pools) in the veins of the lower leg. ‘Stasis’ refers to pooling of the blood in the lower legs from venous insufficiency, and ‘dermatitis’ refers to the inflammation and related skin changes. Because of the inflammation, the skin […]

What is Stasis Dermatitis?2014-07-23T16:16:20+00:00

June 2014

8 Warning Signs of Vein Disease: #2 Discoloration of the Skin



Discoloration of the Skin

venous leg ulcers Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) can cause the skin to become discolored, usually around the ankles. Over time, ulcerations or skin wounds may develop.

Over time, leakage of the blood into the area surrounding the veins can cause tissue to die. The […]

8 Warning Signs of Vein Disease: #2 Discoloration of the Skin2014-06-26T16:05:01+00:00
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