Leg Exercises in Lima, OH
Discomfort due to varicose veins can make the thought of exercising unappealing, but there are specific leg exercises that can actually provide benefits for people with venous disease. Contact us at the Vein Care Center, serving patients in Lima, Celina, and the surrounding communities of Auglaize County area, to learn more about the importance of exercise in treating and preventing varicose veins. Dr. Manu B. Aggarwal, MHSA, MD, a board-certified and aesthetic-laser-certified family physician, is a leader in providing comprehensive care for venous diseases.
Why Are Leg Exercises Important?
Exercising helps to maintain healthy blood flow, builds strength and improves the discomfort often associated with varicose veins. While low-impact activities – such as walking or riding a bike – are great choices, there are also certain leg exercises that can improve circulation and your overall vein health.
Are Leg Exercises Right for Me?
Before embarking on any new exercise regimen, it’s always a good idea to discuss it with your doctor. Dr. Aggarwal will determine the best course of treatment for you.
What Leg Exercises Should I Do?
There are many exercises that can provide benefits to patients with varicose veins. They’re easy and can be performed virtually anywhere – while sitting at your desk at work or riding in the car. We’ve provided a few to get you started, but you can find more at LegSmart.
- Point and flex your toes. One set of 20 for each foot.
- Extend one leg straight out in front of you. Hold and contract your thigh muscle. One set of 10 for each leg.
- Draw your heel toward your seat. Hold and contract the hamstring muscle. One set of 10 for each leg.
At the Vein Care Center, we encourage our patients to be proactive about maintaining good health. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with board-certified and aesthetic-laser-certified family physician Dr. Manu B. Aggarwal, MHSA, MD. Dr. Aggarwal has been treating patients in Lima, Celina, and the surrounding areas of Auglaize County for more than five years.