What is an Interventional Radiologist?

Many people have never heard of an interventional radiologist or know why they are uniquely trained to diagnose and treat varicose veins.  An interventional radiologist is a subspecialist  whose specific training is  to perform minimally invasive procedures with the help of imaging.  In contrast, a surgeon will open the body and use their eyes and […]

Are Varicose Veins and Restless Leg Syndrome Related?

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a neurologic condition that usually results from abnormal central nervous system functioning. However, secondary causes such as varicose veins can contribute to the symptoms. In these instances, addressing underlying venous disease can help patients find relief from restless legs. Unlike RLS, venous reflux disease (or varicose veins) is easily treatable […]

Varicose Veins While Pregnant

Where did all those ugly veins come from?  It should be a very joyous time – creating new life.  However, sometimes the changes in our bodies are very disconcerting and we wonder if we will ever be the same again.