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What To Do If Your Varicose Veins Are Causing Your Pain

According to the Society for Vascular Surgery, varicose veins can occur in almost anyone and affect up to 35% of people in the United States. Some people may experience no symptoms, but many others suffer from swelling and pain in their legs. Many patients come to the vein specialists at Premier Vein Clinics of Knoxville […]

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Why Do Varicose Veins Hurt?

Many patients come to the vein specialists at Premier Vein Clinics of Knoxville complaining of leg pain, which they often describe as an achy “heaviness.” Some experience symptoms of throbbing or cramping in their legs, while others suffer from extremely painful, swollen legs. Understandably, our patients often wonder why varicose veins—in addition to being unsightly—sometimes […]

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Can You Blame Your Veins?

What To Know About Varicose Veins and Leg Pain Have you been experiencing aches or pain in your legs and are wondering if the knotty bulging you see under the surface of the skin may be varicose veins? Or, have you been experiencing aches and pain in your legs, but don’t have any visible bulging […]

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Elevate to Alleviate Varicose Vein Pain

5 Simple Ways to “Get A Leg Up” If your legs look like a road map with raised purplish topography, you may have varicose veins. Varicose veins come in many forms but are typically enlarged, twisted veins that may appear as a series of knots just below the skin. Veins are responsible for pushing blood […]

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3 Things Men need to know about varicose veins

Most people mistakenly associate varicose veins as a middle-to-older age women’s condition. While women are more likely to develop problematic veins due to a number of risk factors such as hormonal influences during pregnancy, puberty and menopause and use of oral contraception – men are not excluded! Veins, a part of the circulatory system, are […]

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Leg pain at night and varicose veins: 3 surprising facts

If you have ever been awakened at night by a sudden leg cramp or charley horse, you know just how painful this can be. You have probably heard a common solution to leg cramping is to simply eat a banana. But what if your leg pain is the result of something else? Something like varicose […]

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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Varicose Veins in Men’s Legs

For years varicose veins have sometimes been viewed as “Grandma’s Disease” or something that only women had to deal with.  On the contrary, experts suggest the problem is just as common in men with Men’s Health reporting as much as 56% of men suffering from varicose veins. The difference is men are much less likely […]

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Medical Necessity and Insurance Coverage for the Treatment of Varicose Veins

The most common myth about varicose veins is that they are merely a cosmetic issue. The treatment of varicose and spider veins IS NOT for cosmetic reasons only. If you are still skeptical take a look at this previous blog post where we break down and debunk this myth. There are specific steps and documentation […]

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EVLT: A Beginners Guide

Endovenous Laser Therapy, also known as EVLT, is an outpatient, minimally invasive procedure to treat varicose veins. Prior to beginning the procedure, the area of skin around the diseased vein is cleaned and prepped and a local anesthetic is applied to reduce any discomfort. A small puncture would is made allowing for the insertion of […]

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One Quick Solution To Painful Varicose Veins

If you suffer from the painful symptoms of varicose veins there are steps you can take to be more comfortable until treatment is deemed necessary. A good regimen of home self-care is a quick way to reduce symptoms such as pain and swelling in the legs. The added benefit of taking these measures is they […]

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