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Chronic inflammation in your veins

One of the biggest risks associated with Covid-19 is the development of blood clots. Autopsies of patients who have died from the disease have shown multiple deep vein thrombosis, suggesting that the virus causes abnormal blood clotting. This may explain why Covid-19 affects so many different organs in the body besides the lungs. We’ve known...

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With summer on hold, now is the time for varicose vein treatment

One of the biggest reasons we hear for delaying the treatment of varicose veins is that patients don’t want to cut into their active summer by undergoing the process, which can take several weeks. That means right now is finally the time to get it done, when treatments will not interfere with your summer activities. Due to the Covid-19...

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Tips to reduce your stress level

For the health and safety of our staff and patients, we are currently limiting our in-office evaluations to those with urgent symptoms, including severe swelling, redness, or significant leg pain. For our other patients, we are finding great success with the modern telemedicine options available to us. While we are diligently following the...

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Now is the perfect time for teachers to start varicose vein treatment

Teachers are on their feet for hours at a time, which can lead to tired and achy legs, especially if there is an underlying venous health issue, such as varicose veins. When a teacher visits our practice, it’s not unusual to hear them say, “When I get home, I just want to put my feet up!” Teachers often want to schedule their...

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Chronic inflammation and veins

One of my favorite times if year is right now—February and March—and not because of the promise of spring. I like these two months because of the national focus on the circulatory system, which is what our medical practice is all about. Given that the symbol of Valentine’s Day is the heart, it’s no surprise that February is...

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