When we perform a mapping ultrasound of our patients at Lakeshore Veins , we often find connections between the deep and superficial veins systems of the legs. We discuss the meaning of perforator veins, answering the most common questions. Perforators are normal, but also can lead to trouble in the person with Venous Insufficiency.
Compression therapy has been used to treat chronic venous disease since ancient times, with the earliest recording found in the Corpus Hippocraticum (450–350 BC). It remains the cornerstone component in the management of both venous and lymphatic disease.