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Common Leg Vein Conditions

Our board-certified vein experts diagnose and treat every vein condition to alleviate symptoms involving the legs. These include:

Spider Varicose Veins Lymphedema Pain Swelling Heaviness Itching RLS Muscle Cramping Leg Ulders Wounds Skin Discoloration Cellulitis Blood Clots Chronic Venous Insufficiency Vein Reflux May Thurner Syndrome

How Leg Veins Work

Vein Image Because you do not have a heart in your foot to pump blood up to your chest, veins have the difficult task of moving blood from your feet and legs up to your chest against gravity and distance. This is done with what is termed a calf muscle pump and one-way valves. As you move your legs, veins are compressed by muscles and blood moves up to the heart via the one-way valves in the veins. When the one-way valves are damaged, the blood moves in both directions (up and down) which causes abnormal pressures (venous hypertension) and symptoms such as leg pain, swelling, itching, cramping, heaviness, fatigue, discomfort and restless legs. The abnormal pressures can also cause varicose veins, spider veins, ulcers and skin discoloration and thickening.

Symptoms can worsen over time if left untreated.

Signs & Symptoms of Vein Disease

Superficial venous reflux develops when the vein valves that keep blood flowing out of your legs and back to your heart become damaged or diseased. This can cause blood to gather in your legs and result in dilated or varicose veins.

Common signs and symptoms of superficial venous reflux in your legs:
  • Varicose veins
  • Leg or ankle swelling
  • Leg ulcers
  • Heaviness and fatigue in your legs
  • Leg pain, aching or cramping
  • Burning or itching of the skin
  • Restless legs
  • Skin changes on your legs

Stages of Vein Disease


Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) can develop at any age, but advanced age is a risk factor.

CVI also tends to be more prevalent in people who:
  • Have a family history
  • Work jobs that require them to spend a great deal of time standing or sitting
  • Travel long distance frequently
  • Have been pregnant
  • Lack exercise or are overweight
  • Had previous surgery/trauma or blood clots
5 Easy Steps to Keeping Your Legs Healthy
  • Avoid standing or sitting for long periods of time
  • Elevate your legs
  • Exercise regularly
  • Manage your weight
  • Wear graduated compression socks and stockings
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