Author Archives: Total Vein Care

Spider Vein Treatment

Spider veins –– the small, but annoying veins are easy to recognize. They resemble spider webs made of thin red blood vessels, and appear on the legs, feet and face. Though usually harmless, spider veins can in rare cases cause itching or burning. They can also be an indicator of vein disease, or venous insufficiency […]

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Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose veins are painful, bulging, unsightly veins that require specialized treatment performed by a vein specialist. If you’re experiencing symptoms related to varicose veins, like swelling or aching, a complete vein screening will help determine the best treatment options for you. Early diagnosis and treatment can eliminate the signs and symptoms of varicose veins and […]

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Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Deep vein thrombosis is a serious, potentially deadly condition that occurs when a blood clot forms within a deep vein in the thigh, lower leg, pelvis, or arm. DVT can lead to life-threatening complications if the blood clot breaks free and travels to the lungs, which is called pulmonary embolism (PE). Symptoms of deep vein […]

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New Year, New You: Treating Vein Disease

Do you have vein disease? Vein disease is a common condition that affects millions of people every year. It is often manifested by visible veins on the legs, called varicose veins and spider veins. Spider veins generally don’t exhibit any symptoms, but varicose veins can be very painful, and even debilitating. You may have vein […]

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Foods for Vascular Health

There are many methods for improving your vascular health, and incorporating certain foods into your diet that are known to strengthen blood vessels and promote circulation is at the top of the list. A few foods packed with nutrients to support healthy veins and arteries are: Oranges Citrus fruits, like oranges, carry high levels of […]

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What is Venous Reflux?

Venous reflux occurs as a result of venous insufficiency. Venous insufficiency takes place when the one-direction valves within the veins become weakened or damaged and fail to pump the blood properly back to the heart. As a result, the blood will flow backward (reflux) in the vein, causing blood to pool, which in turn causes […]

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Vein Consultations

To best treat your vein problems, you will be taken through a series of steps to thoroughly evaluate your condition. Vein problems can be quite painful and visually unappealing, so as we conduct your exam, your vein care professional will do his best to ensure your diagnosis and treatment are as swift as they are […]

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What is the VeinGogh Treatment?

The VeinGogh procedure is a quick, effective and minimally invasive treatment used to reduce or eliminate spider veins from the face, ankles or knees. What are spider veins? Spider veins are dilated superficial blood vessels that are caused by increased pressure in the veins. Spider veins are characterized by tiny, thin veins that sprawl just […]

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Is Your Job Putting You at Risk for Vein Disease?

Prolonged sitting while at work has been linked to vein problems Many of us work at jobs that require long periods of sitting or standing in one position. Perhaps you spend your day working at a computer. Maybe you’re a manicurist, a bus driver or a checkout clerk at a store. All of these jobs […]

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The Basics on Veins

Your body is made up of many different systems that help it to function properly. The circulatory system is one of those intricate systems. Within the circulatory system are arteries and veins. The arterial system pumps blood throughout the body, transporting nutrients, hormones, carbon dioxide, oxygen and blood cells to the organs and other tissues. […]

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