Three E’s are elevation, exercise, and elastic compression.
Venous insufficiency treatment always includes the three “E’s” that is:
- Elevation of the leg,
- Exercise, and
- Use of Elastic compression.
In cases where an intervention or surgery are considered, a duplex ultrasound provides essential information about which segments of your veins are abnormal, whether obstruction or reflux are present (or both), and how extensive a problem exists.
This information helps guide your vein specialist’s recommendations and provide information that may help predict how successful treatment will be.