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Morrison Vein Institute discusses vein health for heart health

Posted: 7:48 AM, Feb 09, 2017
Updated: 2017-02-09 17:21:33Z

Morrison Vein Institute is a paid advertiser of Sonoran Living

The Morrison Vein Institute is the premier vein clinic in Arizona founded by Nick Morrison, MD, over 20 years ago.  It has developed a worldwide reputation for its leading-edge vein treatment technology that eliminates unsightly and painful varicose and spider veins.  Sufferers of venous disease may experience throbbing, aching, itching, numbness, restlessness, heaviness, swelling, and painful cramping in their legs.  Approximately 50 percent of women and 25 percent of men will have some form of vein disease by the time are they 50 years old.
    Varicose veins are caused by weak or damaged valves in the veins.  The heart pumps blood filled with oxygen and nutrients to the whole body through the arteries. Veins then carry the blood from the body back to the heart.  As the leg muscles squeeze, they push blood back to the heart from the  lower body against the flow of gravity. Veins have valves that act as one-way flaps to prevent blood from flowing backwards as it moves up the legs. If the valves become weak, blood can leak back into the veins and collect there. (This problem is called venous insufficiency.) When backed-up blood makes the veins bigger, they can become varicose.
    The Institute offers minimally-invasive procedures including ClosureFast, endovenous laser ablation, ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, phlebectomy, cosmetic sclerotherapy and the new FDA-approved  VenaSeal closure system to treat varicose veins.  VenaSeal is the minimally-invasive procedure that uses an advanced medical adhesive to safely and effectively treat damaged veins.  Nick Morrison, MD, who was the principal Investigator in the FDA VenaSeal trials, says the advantages to this procedure are that it does not require multiple injections of local anesthetic, results in minimal to no bruising, has a fast recovery period, and requires no compression after treatment.  All of the procedures Morrison Vein Institute offers improve blood circulation, which in turn produces healthier and stronger legs.
    If you suffer from varicose and spider veins, Morrison Vein Institute can help you love your legs again. The staff will determine whether your veins are cosmetic or medical and teach you why you have varicose veins in the first place.  They will guide your through the necessary steps to maintain long-term outcomes in a comfortable, accommodating setting.  What are you waiting for?  Contact Morrison Vein Institute at 480-775-8460 or check them out on the web www.morrisonvein.com.

Morrison Vein Institute is a paid advertiser of Sonoran Living