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Deep Vein Thrombosis Quiz

Take the Quiz

March is the National Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month. To help spread the word about this silent and potentially life threating condition Michigan Vein Care Specialists have created this Deep Vein Thrombosis Quiz. Please take this quiz to test your… READ MORE

Winter: Best Time to Get Summer Legs

Winter Best Time for Summer Legs

Summer can seem like it’s ages away when the cold winds of winter are blowing in Michigan. Don’t lose heart! Spring is officially just 45 days away, and winter is a great time to get varicose veins and spider veins… READ MORE

American College of Phlebology Clinical Congress Highlights


Dr. Suzanne Jones shares highlights from the American College of Phlebology Clinical Congress 2014. Opened with an address from the ACP outgoing president, Mel Rosenblatt, highlighting the Phlebology year in review. 2014 has been an exciting year for progress in… READ MORE

Listen To Your Legs: They Could Be Telling You Something Important about Venous Insufficiency

Listen to Your Legs

Our lives are busy. There are so many things competing for our time and attention that it can be easy to overlook minor leg cramps, swelling, or even skin discoloration.  Maybe you feel throbbing, pulling, creeping, or other unpleasant sensations… READ MORE

October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

Medical Ultrasound

During October the Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) has been celebrating Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month to increase the public’s knowledge about this diagnostic tool. Why Does MVCS Use Vascular Ultrasound? Approximately 90% of people with varicose veins visible on the… READ MORE

The Connection between Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Carrying and giving birth to a baby is a wonderful experience for many women. Unfortunately, many of the things that come along with that experience are not so wonderful. Pregnancy and Varicose Veins Varicose veins are often one of those… READ MORE

Vein center: Study says sitting is bad for your vascular health

Vein center: Study says sitting is bad for your vascular health With so many news stories focused on obesity, you may think eating the country’s national pastime, but actually there’s one activity that most Americans do for about half their… READ MORE

Ask your vein doctor about hard-to-heal venous leg ulcers

venous leg ulcers

Ask your vein doctor about hard-to-heal venous leg ulcers People with varicose veins have a lot of symptoms and side effects to deal with: Pain, cramps, aching, feelings of fatigue and heaviness – not to mention the unattractive appearance of… READ MORE

Summer is a great time for varicose vein treatment

Summer is a great time for varicose vein treatment Summer’s here, and that means it’s time to don skirts and shorts and enjoy the warmer weather and outdoor fun. It’s a time for kicking off your shoes and putting on… READ MORE

Varicose Vein Disease in Men

Some men have the misconception that varicose veins and other venous diseases are strictly a woman’s problem.  They may remember their mom’s swollen veins or grandma’s purple ankles; they may have seen what happened to their wife’s legs when she… READ MORE