Phlebology / Vein Medicine
Conservative Treatments for Veins Problems
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.
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.
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.