Signs and symptoms of Varicose Veins
- Itching/burning in the legs
- Tired or fatigue legs
- Restless legs
- Leg Cramps
- Skin Changes (pigment changes, Stasis Dermatisis, Skin Ulcers)
Symptoms are made worse with prolonged standing or sitting, heat, progesterone states such as pregnancy/pre-menses.
After treatment, patients are often surprised to realize how much discomfort they had accepted as normal.
Symptoms caused by venous insufficiency can temporarily be improved by walking, leg elevation, or compression therapy and is commonly required for an allotted amount of time by most insurance companies before treatment is covered.