I’ve Been Diagnosed with Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency


What Does This Mean And What Are My Options? What Is Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency? To appreciate exactly what is lower extremity venous insufficiency, first, let’s see what happens in normal healthy veins. Healthy leg veins contain one-way valves that function to keep the blood flowing in one direction. In addition, muscle pumps, primarily in … Continue reading I’ve Been Diagnosed with Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency

Vein Disease: How to Recognize in Family, Friends and Next Steps


Vein disease can develop slowly, taking years to become symptomatic. Although signs and symptoms range from mild discomfort to sharp pain, all have one thing in common: ignoring vein disease allows the underlying venous insufficiency issue to progress. People often don’t get the right treatment until their disease reaches a critical point. That’s why it … Continue reading Vein Disease: How to Recognize in Family, Friends and Next Steps

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD): How to Recognize PVD in Loved Ones and How You Can Help


Vascular disease affects the blood vessels (arteries or veins) that supply and drain blood to and from the body parts respectively. These pipe-like vessels can become prone to disease due to a variety of factors. Although the signs and symptoms of the venous and arterial disease are completely discrete, it is important that you spot … Continue reading Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD): How to Recognize PVD in Loved Ones and How You Can Help

Varicose Veins in Men


What Causes Varicose Veins in Men? Varicose veins are large, swollen, and twisted veins, mostly appearing on the legs and feet. They occur due to defective valves in the veins, which cause the blood to flow in the wrong direction and pool in your legs. At Precision VIR, we see varicose veins in men and … Continue reading Varicose Veins in Men