5 Exercises to Help Prevent Varicose Veins

5 Exercises to Prevent Varicose Veins

One of the key factors in the development of varicose veins is an inactive lifestyle. Not getting enough exercise slows circulation and allows blood to pool in the lower limbs. Incorporating a little more activity into your lifestyle is a great way to combat varicose veins.

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Lee’s Summit Events: April 2019

Spring has sprung! We want our patients to feel their very best physically so they can fully participate in all the fun events that come with sunshine. As the sun comes out, Lee’s Summit is bustling with fun activities for all ages. Here is a glimpse of what you can enjoy as we say goodbye to winter and hello to spring!
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DVT Awareness Month: Recognize Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) impacts an astonishing number of people each year. While the exact number of cases is unknown, the CDC estimates that around 900,000 people experience symptoms of DVT every year. Patients develop DVT when a blood clot, called a thrombus, forms in a large vein, usually in the leg. This can lead to partial or completely blocked circulation and can be dangerous for some. Different issues can cause DVT; it’s important to recognize the symptoms and are familiar with risk factors to see if DVT could be an issue in your life.
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Lee’s Summit Events: March 2019

Raise your hand if you’re ready for spring! If this winter has felt too long for you, there are plenty of exciting adventures to be had around Lee’s Summit. Whether you’re celebrating the luck of the Irish or preparing for gardening season, there’s something for everyone! [Read more…]

Spring Break Tips: Protect Your Veins While Traveling

Spring break is right around the corner and many people love to escape the cold for warmer climates. However, if you suffer from vein problems, you could be in danger when you travel. Don’t let varicose veins ruin your spring vacation – follow these steps to keep your veins healthy!  [Read more…]

Lee’s Summit Events: February 2019

Love is in the air, and we have plenty of good ideas about how you can show some love to Lee’s Summit in February! This short month is not short on fun; don’t miss out on any of these exciting local events! [Read more…]

What Is Causing My Swollen Legs?

Have you noticed uncomfortable swelling in your legs and ankles? While there are daily activities that can lead to swollen legs, vein disease is one of the most common culprits. You can also get swollen legs from injuries or other medical problems. The best way to determine what’s causing your swollen legs is to consult the specialists at Summit Skin & Vein Care. [Read more…]

Lee’s Summit Events: January 2019

Happy New Year! It always seems like a new year brings promises of new adventures and there are plenty of adventures to be had in the Kansas City area, whether you’re looking for a stay-cation that will help you recover from the holidays or want to celebrate local achievements.  [Read more…]

Myth: Varicose Veins Don’t Impact The Young

 

You may think that you’re safe from getting varicose veins because it is a problem that only impacts the elderly. However, young people can get varicose veins under certain conditions. Sometimes they are caused by medical conditions, sometimes by lifestyle choices. Discover what causes varicose veins in young people today!
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Lee’s Summit Events: December 2018

It’s the most magical time of the year! We’ve already seen a little snow in Kansas City, and that’s just the start of the holiday spirit. Whether you’re looking for a fun winter date or you need to get a little holiday shopping done, Lee’s Summit has plenty of options for you this month!

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