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Swimming for Healthy Legs

Regular physical activity is usually recommended for those with varicose veins, a condition affecting about 1 in every 4 adults in the United States. While there are several options to choose from, one of the most highly recommended activities by specialists is swimming. Why swimming can be good for those with varicose veins? There are […]

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Men Get Varicose Veins Too

When people think about varicose veins, they may think about older women. It’s not surprising as varicose veins are very common among women and the older population. But did you know that men can have varicose veins too? Men and Varicose Veins About 45 percent of men will experience varicose veins at some point of […]

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3 Things That Cause Varicose Veins

If you have bulging, enlarged, and twisted veins that appear purplish or bluish, then you may have varicose veins. What causes varicose veins? To understand what causes varicose veins, it’s important to know how blood circulation works. Blood vessels in the body such as the arteries and veins play an important role in blood circulation. […]

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Slerotherapy With Our Sclero RN, Angie

Spider veins can be more than just cosmetic problems. A number of people seek treatment because they cause discomfort, not just because they look bad. Sclerotherapy is a popular treatment option for spider veins. It’s a procedure that involves an injection of a solution directly into the vein. The solution, which is typically a salt […]

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Love Your Legs Again!

If you’re like most who are living with varicose veins, it’s likely you’ve been avoiding wearing shorts or skirts since those large, purple veins began popping up. It’s true that varicose veins are a cosmetic problem, but treating them is about more than just their appearance. Why do they occur? Varicose veins occur as a […]

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Free Vein Screenings!

Bulging veins that appear blue or dark purplish in color, an achy or heavy feeling in the legs, discomfort after prolonged sitting or standing – these are some of the signs and symptoms associated with varicose veins. What are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that are visible under the surface of the […]

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Get Vein Treatment Now!

If you’re living with varicose veins, you know how bothersome they can be. Not just because of the way they look, but also because of the discomfort they cause. While self-care, such as elevating the legs, increasing physical activity, and wearing compression garments can help in easing the pain caused by varicose veins, seeking professional […]

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Popular Vein Topics in 2017

On the Premier Vein Clinics blog we discuss common symptoms, causes, and issues associated with vein diseases (especially varicose and spider veins), and treatment options offered at our Knoxville, TN, office to help those suffering from these diseases overcome them and get their legs – and their life back. Popular Vein Topics To wrap up […]

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Are Genetics to Blame?

Varicose veins are a common vascular disease. About a quarter of adults in the United States have them. Patients affected by varicose veins exhibit symptoms as a result of chronic venous insufficiency, a condition where blood flow through your veins is inadequate. Risk factors for varicose veins can be acquired or inherited. Some of the […]

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What is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a medical procedure recommended for patients who have spider veins. Spider veins are smaller vessels that twist and turn. Like varicose veins, spider veins can also be seen through the skin as red, purple, or blue vessels. There are several factors that contribute to the development of spider and varicose veins. These include […]

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