Recent Articles About Vein Health
Is Walking Good for Venous Ulcers?
Are you struggling to heal a venous ulcer on your leg? Get those steps in! Walking is good for treating and preventing venous ulcers.
What are Spider Veins? A Vein Physician’s Perspective
Smaller than varicose veins, these tiny, dilated, thread-like blood vessels do not bulge like varicose veins but can be just as unsightly and irritating.
Varicose Veins Throughout History
Varicose veins are not a new disorder and have been an issue for people throughout history. However, the perception of varicose veins has drastically changed over time due to shifting cultural and societal attitudes and medical understanding. Learn more about the wildly different viewpoints regarding venous disease though the ages.
Can Varicose Veins Go Away on Their Own?
A common condition, varicose veins can cause leg pain, swelling, aching, feelings of heaviness, itching, and more. But does one have to get a medical procedure to stop discomfort? Read what a Center for Vein Restoration vein specialist has to say and find out.
CVR Welcomes Board-Certified Vein Specialist Dr. Brian Baxt!
Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) welcomes Brian David Baxt, MD, as the lead physician at our Dothan, Alabama, vein center. Dr. Baxt is an experienced, board-certified emergency room physician, medical educator, lecturer, and attending physician specializing in venous disorders (vein disease).
What's the Best Spider Vein Treatment if I Have Little to No Downtime?
Thinking about spider vein treatments? These quick treatments can easily fit into your day:
Compression Stockings: How to Apply & How Long Until They Work
This is the first in a 3-part series about compression stockings by vein physician Mohamed T. Hassan, MD, DABVLM, RPVI. in this blog Dr. Hassan offers tips on the best way to put on therapeutic compression stockings and recommends how long it takes to see the benefits of wearing compression stockings.
Why Do Varicose Veins Make My Leg Itchy?
Varicose veins cause many different symptoms, including an itchy leg. But you can stop the itch with treatment.
When Varicose Veins Leads to Leg Ulcer, This Alaskan Takes Charge
Karen didn't realize that her varicose veins were a sign of an underlying circulatory problem—until the symptoms became painfully impossible to ignore in the form of a venous ulcer. Deeply diving into research about her condition, Karen learned "you can't fix a venous ulcer; you have to fix the cause first." That’s when she visited the vein experts at Center for Vein Restoration in Anchorage, Alaska.