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The Massage Debate over Vein Health

Posted: Jul 23 in Blog by

Getting a massage is supposed to be a relaxing activity, but for those who battle with vein diseases the experience can be a dreadful one. Even after overcoming the initial displeasure of revealing varicose veins or spider veins to the masseur, a little bit of uncertainty on the part of the massage therapist can leave you feeling disappointed or even in pain. [Read more]

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Treatment for Deep Vein Thrombosis

Posted: Jan 17 in Blog by

Deep vein thrombosis or DVT is a condition which affects the veins deep inside your body, especially the veins of the legs. In deep vein thrombosis a blood clot forms inside the vein. If the clot is allowed to break free, it can travel to places like your lungs, blocking blood flow. This can cause […]

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Understanding Phlebitis

Posted: Nov 21 in Blog by

Phlebitis is a concerning condition in which a blood clot or clots develops in a vein causing inflammation and pain. When phlebitis occurs, proper blood flow in the veins is prohibited. Thrombophlebitis, or inflamed veins because of blood clots, most often occurs in the lower extremities, or legs. However, arms may also be affected by […]

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Traveling and Blood Clots

Posted: Oct 25 in Blog by

Leg blood clots can develop when you don’t move your legs for prolonged periods of time, so that circulation to your legs decreases. Traveling outside of the Canton area can increase your risk of developing blood clots in the legs because of the confined spaces that you are held to for the duration of long […]

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Signs and Symptoms of Blood Clots

Posted: Oct 19 in Blog by

Calhoun residents who are concerned about developing a blood clot in leg after weight loss surgery should be aware of the symptoms and seek medical intervention if a blood clot develops. A leg clot occurs when the blood is unable to travel through the veins in the leg due to constriction, causing it to pool […]

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