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Patient Care, Safety, and the Ever-Changing World Of Healthcare Amidst The COVID-19 Pandemic.

Spring is a busy time of year at Advanced Vein Therapy. With summer right around the corner, we are typically busy helping clients eliminate unsightly varicose veins and spider veins. These can make you self-conscious and may prevent you from wearing shorts, dresses, bathing suits, and other warm-weather gear. However, this spring has brought unexpected […]

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Getting Rid of Spider Veins: Prepping for Summer

As the season starts to change and the temperature slowly warms, residents in Boise will be trading in long winter pants and skirts for more warm weather attire like shorts, sundresses, and swimsuits. If you suffer from spider veins, the time to seek treatment for them is now! At Advanced Vein Therapy, we help our […]

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5 Signs That It’s Time to Treat Your Varicose Veins

For many people with varicose veins, these enlarged or twisted veins are only a superficial or cosmetic problem. In other words, for numerous patients with varicose veins, the varicose veins do not pose any type of physical harm or medical risk. At the same time, however, varicose veins can cause significant achiness and pain, and […]

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Why Do My Legs Feel Heavy and Tired?

While your legs may feel heavy and tired after a workout or after a long day on your feet at work, it is not normal to always experience legs that feel weak and tired. When you consistently have heavy legs and feet, and you cannot pinpoint a cause, it may be time to seek help […]

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When to Worry About Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are those twisting, raised lines that appear just below the skin’s surface. They can appear in other areas of the body, but generally run through your feet and legs. They indicate damaged areas where the blood fails to flow properly and instead pools in the veins, which is why they are typically dark […]

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Can Valves in Veins Be Repaired?

Your veins play an integral role in the body, carrying blood to and from the heart. Reduced blood flow or circulation due to damaged vein valves can leave you feeling weak and lethargic. In severe cases, it can cause blockages or blood clots to form, putting your overall health in serious jeopardy. The location of […]

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Are Spider Veins Hereditary?

Spider veins are blue, red, or purple thin lines that are visible just below the surface of the skin. Typically branching across areas on the face or legs, they get their name from the fact that they often resemble spider webs. While not typically painful or harmful to your overall health, they are often a […]

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Can Stress Cause Venous Insufficiency?

Venous insufficiency is a medical condition in which the veins fail to work effectively, impacting the flow of blood to and from the heart. When damage to the vein valves keeps them from circulating the blood properly, it can pool in the veins. This causes varicose veins, which are raised, twisting blue, red, or purple […]

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A Testimony to Patient Care at Advanced Vein Therapy

Varicose and spider veins can affect many areas of your life. Perhaps you feel embarrassed and find yourself avoiding favorite activities like swimming. Or, maybe you’re uncomfortable in your favorite skirt or pair of shorts. There may even be discomfort that interrupts daily tasks like walking up and down stairs and going on a stroll […]

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What Are the Benefits of Compression Therapy?

Varicose veins and spider veins are caused by damage to the valves within the blood vessel that help regulate blood flow. When these valves are not functioning properly, it creates problems with circulation and can keep blood from properly pumping out of the leg and to the heart.  As a result, you are likely to […]

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