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Evolution of Vein Treatments

Varicose veins have been around since the beginning and we have been trying to find relief and treatment for centuries. History books show how doctors and scientists have attempted to solve the pain and frustration of this medical condition. As early as 1550 B.C. in the Ebers Papyrus written by the Egyptians, mentioned varicose veins […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Varicose Veins & Treatment

Varicose veins are frustrating. Sometimes varicose veins look bumpy and bluish, bulging slightly from the skin while other times, varicose veins may be internal and you cannot see them at all. Whether they are visible or not, these veins can ache and be quite painful to deal with. Sometimes these veins just show up out […]

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Did You Hear? New Advanced Vein Therapy Location

Exciting things are happening at Advanced Vein Therapy! On August 29th, 2017 AVT started seeing patients at the new location located at 927 W Myrtle St. Boise, ID 83702. This new central location in downtown Boise provides us the opportunity to better serve our patients by offering additional capacity and larger patient procedure rooms. Phone […]

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Symptoms You Should Know About

You use your legs to walk, run, swim, climb, bike, and perform hundreds of other activities. You can’t afford to let the pain and aches associated with tired legs and heavy legs slow you down. You have work that needs to be done and things that you need to do. You might have heard people […]

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Phlebectomy Can Help You Love Your Legs Again

Varicose veins…even the words sound upsetting. When you were younger you probably heard your mother talking about varicose veins and now you’ve got them. For some people, varicose veins cause severe aching or extreme itching in their legs. A quick treatment for varicose veins is phlebectomy. Most of the time, varicose veins can be seen […]

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Varicose Veins: Activity Dos and Don’ts

Varicosities or varicose veins (twisted, enlarged veins at the skin’s surface) occur when blood isn’t able to pump from the feet and lower legs up to the heart and instead begins to pool in veins and enlarge them. While exercise is generally good for you and can help reduce your risk of varicose veins, there […]

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Varicose Veins – Jobs that Put You at Risk

  There are a variety of factors that play a role in determining whether or not you will suffer from Varicose Veins. Risk factors that you cannot control include genetics and gender. Fortunately there are lifestyle choices—including your career path—that directly affect your chances of developing venous disease. Jobs that require prolonged periods of time […]

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Varicose Veins- Are You Ready For Summer Fun?

It’s still cold and wet outside, but the isles in the clothing stores are a constant reminder that the sun is getting ready to pop out and stay. That’s right, spring and summer are on their way and warm-weather wear is starting to fill the racks in every clothing store you visit. While all of […]

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Vein Disease: Our Suite of Services Can Help You Love Your Legs Again

Your legs work hard for you each and every day. They carry you to and from work and school. They make many of your favorite activities, like hiking, swimming, and biking, possible. And when it’s swimsuit season, they can even make you feel attractive and proud. Vein Disease can keep your legs from functioning at […]

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Vein Treatment – Now is the time to Plan ahead!

Planning Your Vein Treatment The New Year isn’t that far away and as it nears people start thinking about making and following through with resolutions they’ve had on their mind for a while. If planning and following through with vein treatment is something you’ve been wanting to do for a while, now is the time […]

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