Varicose Veins Care Specialist
Varicose veins, leg or ankle swelling, and restless legs are all symptoms of venous reflux disease. Total Foot Care is here to find a solution to keep you comfortable and on your feet. Visit us at one of our three locations in Jacksonville, Florida today.
Varicose Veins/Leg Pain Q&A
What is Venous Reflux Disease?
Venous reflux disease is an underlying condition in which the valves in the veins no longer function, causing blood to pool in the legs, and leading to these signs and symptoms:
- Varicose Veins
- Leg or ankle swelling
- Leg heaviness and fatigue
- Leg pain, aching or cramping
- Burning or itching of the skin
- Restless legs
- Skin changes or rashes
- Ulcers, open wounds, or sores
Venous reflux disease is a progressive medical condition and if left untreated, may worsen over time and develop into a more serious form of venous disease called chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). This disease can be present in more than one type of vein in your legs.
Are You Suffering from Venous Reflux Disease?
Many factors contribute to the presence if venous reflux, including
- Family History
- Heavy Lifting
- Multiple pregnancies
- Prolonged standing
How Can I be Tested for Venous Reflux Disease?
An ultrasound test conducted be a venous specialist is the only definitive way to diagnose venous reflux disease. Ultrasound testing is noninvasive, and can help you understand the underlying cause of your condition to help you get the treatment you need. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms do not hesitate to schedule an appointment with Total Foot Care & Wellness Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. We will set you up with an ultrasound test and get you back on your feet.