A consultation in the dermatological private practice Dr. med. Dötterer-Rieg. The rooms are bright, two people sit in the medical consultation room. A doctor advises a patient on the topic of venous and phlebology.
Patient with conservative venous treatment. She sits on a white chair and pulls on her legs compression stockings. Effective measure with all venous diseases. Compression supports the muscle pumps and venous valves.

Conservative Treatments for Veins Problems

Physical therapy

To alleviate the symptoms leg massages are recommended, either by hand (manual) or with pressure cuffs (in terms of apparatus). Also Kneipp applications such as cold leg casts or treading water veins do well. A lot of walking, especially barefoot and vein gymnastics promote blood circulation and help the muscle pump function.

Drug treatment

Veins drugs exists in the form of sprays, ointments, gels for applying to the skin or as capsules for oral use. These drugs can reduce the swelling and relieve the discomfort. Their use is recommended, as a rule at most as adjunctive therapy and then for a limited period.

Compression Therapy

Consistent use of compression garments is an effective measure in all veins diseases - especially in the advanced stages of the disease, causing the discomfort. The compression supports the work of the muscle pump and the venous valves. This can be prevented, among other things, that the blood from the deep flowing back into the superficial venous system. Compression stockings are available in different thicknesses and lengths.