Your veins are responsible for carrying blood back to the heart after traveling throughout the body. However, there are times when your veins are not able to carry out this responsibility. This occurrence is known as venous insufficiency and leads to blood pooling/flowing backward in certain parts of the body. If you believe you are dealing with this situation, be sure to contact our team right away.
Signs To Watch For
Being able to recognize you are dealing with venous insufficiency right away will allow you to seek out treatment promptly. Doing so can prevent venous insufficiency from severely dampening your quality of life. If you begin to display the below symptoms, you may be dealing with venous insufficiency:
- Excessive swelling in your legs or ankles.
- Cramps in your legs.
- Aching, throbbing, or feelings of heaviness in your limbs.
- Development of varicose veins.
- Changes to the color of your skin.