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Do your legs feel tired a lot? Rachel’s did too.

Leg fatigue can be normal, especially if you're very active. However, if you find that your legs feel tired more often or more quickly than usual, it could be a sign of underlying venous disease, even if you cannot see visible varicose veins, spider veins, or leg swelling (lymphedema). For Rachel, she also had visible veins before coming to Vein Specialists of the South for...

How to Get Rid of Spider Veins

Are you discouraged about the way your face or legs look and feel because unsightly spider veins? Maybe you are like many of our patients who are embarrassed to wear shorts or swimwear. Or apply concealers to try and mask you facial or legs veins. The good news is that it does not have to be that way. If you don’t want to live with...

My Vein Specialist Found a DVT Blood Clot in My Leg

When Tony came to see us, he was concerned about his varicose veins, leg swelling, pain, and discomfort. During his evaluation, we also discovered Deep Vein Thrombosis — a DVT blood clot — in one of his legs. If Tony had waited much longer, the clot may have come loose and traveled to his lungs, causing a potentially life threatening Pulmonary Embolism (PE).

What is Your Leg Pain Trying to Tell You?

If you have experienced leg swelling, leg cramps, pulled muscles, nerve pinching or leg pain, you have probably wondered if the pain is a sign of something serious. In this article, we will discuss when leg pain is normal vs when it is a cause for serious concern. These insights may allay some of your anxiety and help you know when you need to visit...

Kristen Said Goodbye to Sore Legs

Even though Kristen is dedicated to an intense fitness routine, her day job negatively affected her leg health. While her sore legs didn’t slow her down, the discomfort and pain brought her to Vein Specialists of the South for help. What was the cause of Kristen’s sore legs? Venous disease, like varicose veins, caused unexplained leg pain and discomfort. So Kristen scheduled a consultation with...