Archive for November 2016

Compression Stockings may help Varicose Veins…for those who wear them

If you just googled “compression stockings for varicose veins” to find this article, you are far from alone. Millions of Americans have looked at compression stockings as a non-surgical alternative to help deal with the discomfort of varicose veins and other peripheral vascular concerns. Perhaps not knowing that there are newer, effective, and minimally invasive procedures…

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Care for Nurses with Chronic Venous Insufficiency

It can hurt to care–just ask any nurse. As a profession, nurses experience some of the highest rates of varicose veins and Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) in the country. In fact, in one study by the NIH, 63 per cent of participating nurses were shown to have at least one sign of CVI. Nurses will know…

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