Can You Stop Varicose Veins From Getting Worse?

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What Are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are large, bulging, blue veins that appear on the legs. They are due to venous insufficiency, and they are quite common. Some of the symptoms of varicose veins include swollen feet, a burning sensation in the legs, and leg pain. Learn more here: Leg Pain Symptoms   Who Is At-Risk of Developing Varicose Veins?…

How can Varicose veins effect your health

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Could My Leg Pain Be Due to Varicose Veins? Roughly 40 million American adults suffer from varicose veins. These bulgy veins can be unsightly and make it embarrassing to wear what you want. They cause a multitude of symptoms that can affect your daily activities. Varicose veins are painful and inconvenient, but how exactly do they form? What Causes Varicose…

Love your Legs!

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This Valentine’s Day, make sure you love your legs! If you are noticing some large veins or spider veins coming up on your legs, NOW is a perfect time to address it!  Schedule a consultation with Dr. Jon Roberts so he can carefully diagnosis if there are any underlying causes before he can recommends treatment.  Dr. Roberts performs all the…

Varicose veins are a cosmetic issue and other misconceptions.

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Painful varicose and spider veins can develop over time on a wide variety of people. Some of the healthiest lifestyles will not prevent venous disease from presenting itself. Varicose veins are the most visible sign of venous disease. Approximately 72% of women and 42% of the men will experience venous disease by age 60. Dr. Jon Roberts at Memphis Vascular…

Treating Pulmonary Embolism at the source

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Memphis Vascular Center is leading the way in aggressively treating Pulmonary Embolism or PE in the Memphis area. Currently, we have treated over 15 patients using the Flowtriever device. Dr. Jon Roberts, Dr. Dale Hansen III, Dr. Scott Osborne and Dr. Wes Angel have all used the Inari Flowtriever device to save patients’ lives. Pulmonary Embolism is the development of…

First Prostate Artery Embolization in Memphis

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Another first for Memphis Vascular and the city of Memphis: Dr Wes Angel performed the first Prostate Artery Embolization in Memphis! This procedure is a non-invasive option rather than surgery for specific patients with Prostate cancer or enlarged prostates. Working in collaboration with the local urologists, we selected the first candidate. It was a big success! This patient had a prostate…

New Procedure for treatment of varicose veins

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Memphis Vascular offers the latest advances in treatment for varicose veins in Memphis! Venaseal uses a glue rather than heat to close the vein. That means less needle sticks, minimal usage of compression hose, and less bruising! Find out more by watching the video with Dr. Roberts on channel 3! To learn more about vein treatments click here.  

Kyphoplasty for compression spine fractures

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Memphis Vascular offers procedures to help with back pain from spine fractures. These procedures are addressing pain in patients and help to reduce the opioid epidemic that is occurring in our society.   https://www.beckersspine.com/orthopedic-a-spine-device-a-implant-news/item/40118-curbing-opioid-use-for-vertebral-compression-fractures-with-balloon-kyphoplasty.html

When do I need to address varicose veins?

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Unsightly and troublesome varicose veins? Typically, when your legs are giving you problems is the best signal you need to do something about them.  Symptoms from varicose veins range from constant itching, swelling, pain, discoloration, and even open wounds.  You don’t have to see varicose veins to have venous disease in your legs.  Many people experience these symptoms without actually…

Why it’s time to Rethink Varicose Veins

Many people consider varicose veins to be simply a cosmetic issue, so they delay treatment or avoid it completely. The truth is, untreated varicose veins can progress to a more serious form of vein (venous) disease called chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), which can present more serious signs and symptoms such as pain, ankle swelling, fatigue of the legs, skin damage…

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