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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. Our apply concealers to try and mask you facial or legs veins. The good news it 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).

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...

How are blood clots in lungs connected to leg health?

Blood clotting is a necessary function in the human body as it prevents excessive bleeding following an injury. However, blood clotting can also be deadly, as some clots form inside of the body, restricting blood flow and oxygen to vital organs. When clots prevent normal blood flow and oxygen to the brain, there is a stroke. When clots develop in the coronary arteries, a deadly...

Teachers Guide to Healthy Circulation & Leg Health

Are you a teacher who stands for much of your day? Do you experience leg swelling, discomfort, and pain?  Don't let uncomfortable leg symptoms and unhealthy veins get in the way of your passion. Here’s our teachers guide to healthy circulation and leg health. Standing for long periods increases your risk of venous diseases. The signs and symptoms include: tired, achy legs, heavy legs, painful bulging...