Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Deep vein thrombosis refers to a blood clot in the large veins in the leg or pelvis. The three most common reasons for DVT are inflammation or damage of a vein’s inner lining, blood that clots quickly, and slow blood flow. Critical veins run through the pelvis into...
Venous Insufficiency Ulcers

Venous Insufficiency Ulcers

Venous insufficiency has a variety of symptoms, one of the worst being venous ulcers. Venous ulcers have several names, including stasis, insufficiency, or varicose ulcers. What do venous ulcers look like? There are a few different stages of venous insufficiency...
Treatments for Venous Insufficiency

Treatments for Venous Insufficiency

Valves in your veins must function properly if a person is to have good circulatory health. But a surprising amount of people have a problem with malfunctioning valves, most commonly valves in the legs. In fact, an estimated 40% of the US population is thought to be...
What are the symptoms of venous disease?

What are the symptoms of venous disease?

Vein problems are common, but many aren’t sure if what they’re experiencing deserves medical attention. If the texture, color, and shape of your legs is changing, or different than it was before, you may be experiencing symptoms of venous disease. Heaviness, restless...

How Venous Insufficiency Affects The Skin

The skin diseases associated with venous insufficiency Venous insufficiency is a condition in which veins have problems sending blood from the legs back to the heart. This is due to vein walls being weak and valves being damaged, which in return causes veins to stay...