By using these last few weeks of cold weather to take charge of having your best legs, you’re sure to have an active, successful spring and summer sports season. You’re also more likely to look, feel and play your best when it’s time to pull out the golf shorts and tennis skirts.
Venous health issues are not just about zapping those embarrassing varicose or spider veins because they make us look older than we are. There are also valid health reasons to have a diagnostic ultrasound, especially for competitive athletes.
Oftentimes people wait until “irregular” veins are causing real pain to take care of them, but we also recommend that they call a venous health expert any time there is concern about:
• Tired legs
• Heavy legs
• Burning, itching or tingling skin on the legs
• Restless legs
Many athletes don’t realize their legs were feeling heavy, or even hurting, until after they have been through the screening process and have had treatment. (Most treatments are covered by insurance.) Without heavy legs dragging them down on the golf course, tennis court, dance floor or hiking trail, many weekend warriors are better able to compete at a higher level, in addition to gaining greater enjoyment of life and the activities they love.
Taking care of vein health now helps make sure you’ll be on your “A” game in warm weather and beyond, so you keep the competitive edge of having great legs for life!
David Martin, CEO/President In 2002, David Martin, RN, CRNFA founded VEININNOVATIONS as the first facility of its kind in Atlanta to offer every available technique for the treatment of venous insufficiency and varicose/spider veins. A decade later, they are widely regarded as the leader in office-based treatment of venous disease.