Varicose Vein Prevention/Maintenance in Lima, OH
Prolonging varicose vein development – and maintaining your post-procedure results — is an important part of the process when seeking treatment for venous disease. At the Vein Care Center, we want to help make this process easier for you. Patients in Lima and Celina, OH, as well as the surrounding Auglaize County area, can count on Dr. Manu B. Aggarwal, MHSA, MD, a board-certified and aesthetic-laser-certified family physician to provide them with the best preventative and maintenance options available.
Why Is Varicose Vein Prevention and Maintenance Important?
Although prevention and maintenance will not fix existing venous issues, you can be proactive when it comes to the health of your legs. By following the practices prescribed by Dr. Aggarwal at the Vein Care Center in Lima and Celina, OH, you may be able to delay or prevent new varicose or spider veins from forming. This will make it less likely that you will have to undergo further venous treatments in the future.
What Varicose Vein Prevention and Maintenance Techniques Are Recommended?
There are a variety of things you can do to promote vein health, including:
- Exercise – This is the most important way to improve and maintain the health of the veins in your legs. Strengthening calf muscles will help push blood back to the heart more effectively, and regular exercises, such as jogging, walking, biking or even dancing, will help improve leg vein circulation. Additionally, we will instruct you on how to perform a series of leg exercises that will beneficial.
- Compression stockings – These garments aid in managing swelling and providing extra support for the legs. We carry a number of different types of compression garments from Sigvaris®, Juzo®, and OrthoSleeve®.
- Maintain a Healthy Weight – Being overweight can contribute to vein disease. We advise you to stay within 10 percent of the recommended weight for your height.
- Eat a Healthy Diet – We recommend a low-salt, high-fiber diet to promote vein health.
Although we are experts in treating venous conditions including varicose and spider veins, it’s important to us that we also provide patients in the Lima, Celina and the surrounding communities of Auglaize County, OH, area with appropriate preventative services. Contact us at the Vein Care Center to learn more about varicose vein prevention and maintenance.