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A Long Island Varicose Vein Doctor on How Treating Swollen Legs and Ankles Will Improve Your Life

varicose vein doctorDr. Andrew Rochman, a recognized expert varicose vein doctor on Long Island, explains how important it is to treat swollen legs and ankles – so important, in fact, it will improve your life!

What do Long Island residents need to know about swollen legs and ankles?

Many people dismiss swollen legs and ankles, mistakenly thinking they merely overdid it the day before – too much running around. But if swollen legs and ankles don’t resolve with a day or two of rest, vein disease could be the culprit. This is why it’s so important that people with any of the symptoms of vein disease, from varicose veins to swelling to an achy, heavy feeling in the legs, take the time to visit a varicose vein doctor in Long Island for an evaluation.

You see, vein disease is the result of a breakdown in the tiny valves inside our veins. These valves are important to ensuring that the blood travels properly up the body from the feet back to the heart. With vein disease, gravity causes the blood to move downwards and pool in the feet, legs and ankles, causing swelling and sometimes, varicose veins. Left untreated, this swelling can lead to discomfort, a lack of desire to participate in activities, and more serious consequences, including DVT or blood clots – which can be deadly.

The good news is that Dr. Rochman has minimally invasive treatments available for swollen legs and ankles, which can really improve your life. Treatments such as sclerotherapy and endovenous laser or radiofrequency ablation not only eliminate varicose veins permanently, they also restore your circulation and relieve annoying symptoms including the swelling and achiness. You’ll look better and feel better, and you’ll be able to return to those outdoor and leg-baring activities you’ve always enjoyed.

So don’t wait another day. If you have swollen legs and ankles, please schedule a visit with our Long Island varicose vein doctor by calling 516-821-0242 or go online.

 

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