Stephen Gardner

November 9, 2017

Circulation Tips

Circulation Tips Blood circulation affects every part of your body. Blood ensures that oxygen and nutrients reach every cell in your body and removes metabolic waste. […]
October 28, 2017

Venous Ulcers: Untreated Varicose Vein Complications

Delaying treatment for varicose veins can cause serious complications, including venous ulceration. Especially later in life. Recently, a patient presented to our practice with a nasty […]
October 27, 2017

Men Vs Varicose Veins: How do Varicose Veins Affect Men?

Do Men Get Varicose Veins? Lots of people think varicose veins only affect middle-aged women but men get them too! Up to 30% of people are affected […]
August 20, 2017

Why Do Spider Veins Need Multiple Treatments?

Why Do Spider Veins Need Multiple Treatments? Many patients ask why they need several treatments for spider veins (technically known as telangiectasia). Cosmetic sclerotherapy, a minimally-invasive procedure designed […]
August 20, 2017

Is Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) a Symptom of Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are usually recognized by their unsightly appearance – large bulging veins, either green or bluish purple – most commonly found on the legs, although […]
July 10, 2017

How do I get rid of these ugly varicose veins?

I recently saw a patient who had been told the only way to get rid of her large, unsightly varicose veins was through surgery. This is […]
June 30, 2017

Contributing Factors To Vein Disease

If you are suffering from vein disease, or are concerned you may develop venous insufficiency in the future, it’s important to understand the different contributing factors […]
June 18, 2017

Fact or Fiction? Crossing your legs and wearing high-heels causes varicose veins.

You have probably heard that crossing your legs and wearing high heels will cause varicose veins, and you’ve wondered if that is a wives’ tale or […]
June 9, 2017

The Connection Between Vein Disease and Restless Legs Syndrome

Vein disease is something that affects millions of Americans each year. By the age of 50, nearly 40 percent of women and 20 percent of men […]
December 4, 2016

Understanding Your Leg Veins

Your body’s vascular system is made up of vessels that transport blood throughout the body and the heart which pumps the blood. The veins, arteries, and […]
December 2, 2016

In a Perfect World

In a Perfect World So, you’ve heard all about what’s best for you from the frighteningly healthy… “Follow ONLY this regimen; Eat these foods (or else); […]