Posts by Brad Rutledge:

Anesthesia and Varicose Vein Surgery

If you have varicose veins, you’ve likely wondered about how to get rid of them. In some serious cases, that may require surgery. Surgery for varicose veins is common yet still considered major surgery so it’s important to know what will happen the day of your surgery as well as anesthetics that will be used. […]


Is Your Job Causing Your Leg Pain?

While there are several factors that can contribute to varicose veins and other vein conditions ranging from genetics to pregnancy to your level of physical activity, there are other lifestyle choices that may contribute to your vein health. One of these choices that you may not think about is your job. As sad as it […]


What We’re Looking For In Your Ultrasound Screening

If you are suffering from varicose veins, one of the common first steps towards treatment is undergoing a venous ultrasound screening. What is a venous ultrasound? During a venous ultrasound, sound waves are used to produce images showing the veins in the body. It is most commonly done to find blood clots in the veins […]


How Walking Can Help Your Veins

We’re one month into the new decade and it might be getting a little bit harder to stick to your fitness goals. If being more active was one of your New Year’s resolutions, here is some more motivation to keep working towards your goal: walking can help to improve your vein health. Walking is an […]


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Understanding the Causes of Varicose Veins

If you’re living with varicose veins, you’ve probably become accustomed to the uncomfortable feeling and appearance of those enlarged and inflamed veins. But what are varicose veins, and what causes them to inflame in the first place? Johns Hopkins Medicine explains how these visible veins occur within the body: “The blood moves towards the heart […]


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Men Get Varicose Veins Too

While varicose veins are a much more common condition in women, men can also have issues with them too. Because vein issues seem like a much less prevalent problem for men, they may put off treatment or not recognize that varicose veins are beginning to form. Here are some things to look for when it […]


Why You Should Get an Ultrasound

If you’ve struggled from vein pain or suspect you may have other venous issues, an ultrasound is typically the first step we take to determine what treatment options may be the best course of action for you. This vein screening only takes about 15 minutes, is noninvasive, and easily helps us to diagnose you. A […]


Eat Your Way to Healthier Veins

How Eating Healthy Can Help Varicose Vein Health Varicose veins can vary from being a simple cosmetic issue to something very painful and uncomfortable. Though there are several different options for treatment available, here are some healthy food suggestions that you can incorporate into your diet to help prevent the worsening or spreading of varicose […]



Have Restless Leg Syndrome? How Your Veins May Come Into Play

If you dread going to bed every night because you get restless leg syndrome or RLS, then you are not alone. In fact, studies indicate that an estimated 10% of adults in the US suffer from this neurological condition. By causing the urge to want to move both your legs and your arms when you […]


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