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Varicose Veins and Exercise

If you have varicose veins, you have probably skipped out on your workouts in fear that they can worsen your already aching legs. You don’t have to give up exercising just because you have varicose veins. When done right, exercise can actually help the condition of your diseased vein. Exercise improves the blood circulation in […]

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New Year, New Legs!

You’ve tried it all — propping up your legs on a pillow, using compression stockings, and even losing weight, but nothing seems to work. Your varicose veins are still visible and at times, causing you discomfort. Varicose veins are common in both men and women. Although they are common, you don’t have to live with […]

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Winter Sclero Special

Sclerotherapy has become the go-to treatment of patients with smaller varicose and spider veins. It involves the injection of a liquid solution or foam directly into the vein, usually in your legs. This solution is an irritant, causing the vein to shut and block the flow of the blood. Eventually, the injected vein will become […]

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Convenient Treatment for Vein Patients

Nearly 50 percent of America’s adult population suffers from unattractive and sometimes painful vein diseases. Although treatment of varicose and spider veins was once considered a painful hassle, in recent years, these treatments have been revolutionized through advancements in technology. The board-certified vascular specialists at Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville understand the varying causes of […]

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Healthy Legs As You Age

It’s not uncommon to see older people, specifically women, with varicose veins. After all, age is considered as one of the risk factors in the development of these enlarged veins. Varicose Veins and Aging Generally, we are less physically active as we age. This lack of physical activity can put a strain on our venous […]

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What is a Vein Screening?

Venous conditions like varicose veins do not discriminate. They don’t care if you’re male or female, young or old, or with a family history of such condition or not. You may have them without you noticing it. And it’s tricky, especially with varicose veins as they can cause a great deal of discomfort when they’re […]

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How Does Heat Affect Varicose Veins?

Some would argue that summer is the best season, but those living with varicose veins may disagree. How Heat Affects the Varicose Veins Heat can worsen the look and feel of varicose veins. When you’re out on a hot summer day or been sitting in a hot tub, the body tries to cool itself by […]

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Men’s Health Month

The myth that only women develop varicose veins has long been busted. Varicose veins may be more common in women, but men can have them too. In fact, about 56 percent of men develop these enlarged veins in the lower extremities Although they’re not life threatening, varicose veins can are more than just a cosmetic […]

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Spring Vein Recap

Spring is finally here! It’s time to put away the thick jackets, long pants, and bring out the skirts, shorts, and sleeveless tops. If you are concerned with the appearance of your varicose veins, know that treatment options are available. Getting Rid of Varicose Veins At Premier Vein Clinics in Knoxville we offer different ways […]

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Sclerotherapy Recap

What is Sclerotherapy? Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure for getting rid of spider veins. It involves the administration of a chemical substance (also known as sclerosant) directly into the diseased vein.  This chemical inflicts direct damage to the inner lining of the vessel, causing the formation of clot in the vein, forcing blood to reroute […]

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