Debunking Myths About Varicose Veins

Debunking Myths About Varicose Veins

Over the years, there has been a lot of confusion and misinformation regarding varicose veins. Contrary to what some believe, they are not caused by crossing your legs. They can be caused by pregnancy though. Exercise helps prevent, not cause, them. Their appearance...
Compression Stockings for Athlete Varicose Veins

Compression Stockings for Athlete Varicose Veins

While you might not think it at first due to the way their activity levels promote circulation, athletes deal with varicose veins just like many of the rest of us. For these people, compression stockings – which have long been used to treat varicose veins and are now...
Common Varicose Vein Myths Debunked

Common Varicose Vein Myths Debunked

As a top vein clinic in Miami, we at Abella Health and Abella Heart are very experienced with varicose veins and their treatment. We develop a comprehensive treatment plan based on individual needs, and can help with everything from minor to extremely serious varicose...

Avoiding Amputations

There are more than 130,000 amputations per year in the United States, and many of those are performed on patients with arterial disease. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD), also called peripheral vascular disease, is the blockage of arteries going to an extremity or...
May-Thurner Syndrome

May-Thurner Syndrome

Leg pain and swelling can be caused by a number of problems, many of them venous in nature. One serious condition with these symptoms is May-Thurner syndrome. Caused by the compression of an important vein against the spine, May-Thurner syndrome is the narrowing of...
Post-Thrombotic Syndrome

Post-Thrombotic Syndrome

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), blood clots that happen in deep veins, often in the thighs and lower legs, is a relatively common venous condition that is not life-threatening. However, if treatment doesn’t occur, DVT can lead to a serious condition called post-thrombotic...