Does Insurance Cover Varicose Vein Treatments?
If you have varicose veins and have been putting off seeking treatment because you assume the cost will be beyond your budget, you’re not alone—many people make this assumption. However, once they realize that insurance typically covers treatment of v
3 Reasons Seniors Should Seek Treatment For Varicose Veins
Many older patients who seek varicose vein treatments hesitate to do so because they remember hearing stories about how their elders endured painful “vein stripping” procedures. However, varicose veins are treated much differently in 2018 thanks to ho
What To Expect During April’s Free Varicose Vein Screenings
For many people who suffer from varicose vein symptoms, taking the first step to seek treatment may be the biggest hurdle. At East Tennessee Vein Clinic we understand that, which is why we are offering FREE varicose vein screening appointments for the mon
How To Relieve Varicose Vein Symptoms During & After Pregnancy
As we discussed in a previous blog post about one young mom, it’s common for varicose vein symptoms to develop or worsen during pregnancy.
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5 Medical Complications Of Untreated Varicose Veins
Some people who have varicose veins don’t have painful symptoms but they’re concerned about how their legs look. Others have symptoms like swelling, throbbing, pain, and cramping that range in severity from mild to debilitating. And for some others, c
A Young Mom Learns How Troubling Varicose Veins Can Be During Pregnancy
As if morning sickness isn’t enough, women who have varicose veins often experience worsening symptoms like aching, throbbing, and swelling during pregnancy. Pregnancy increases the blood volume in a woman’s body, which adds to the stress on the one-w
Why You Shouldn’t Believe "There's Nothing You Can Do To Treat Your Legs."
At East Tennessee Vein Clinic, we commonly hear patients say they thought their varicose vein disease was untreatable, or they feared any possible treatments would be too painful or expensive. But when they learn that there are quick and non-invasive trea
Vein Doctor Recommendations for Swollen Legs and Ankles
Many people with varicose vein disease wonder how and why it causes their legs and ankles to swell. In short, swelling in the legs and ankles is a result of lymphatic system overload or failure. The job of the lymphatics is to filter and return 20% of a s
5 Cost-Effective Ways to Relieve Varicose Veins in Legs
At East Tennessee Vein Center, we see firsthand every day just how common varicose veins are. In fact, nearly half the U.S. population has them to varying degrees. For some, they are a cosmetic nuisance, but for many others they cause pain, swelling, achi